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SHIPMENT TO CONGO

GPC, who operates in the most uncomfortable and remote areas, has carried out a shipment of 20×10′ dry loaded on 7×40′ FR from Italy to Congo. The transport has been carefully followed from beginning to end by GPC, from the purchase of atypical containers, made in accordance to the regulations for the handling of these […]

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THE NEW EU DUTIES TO THE UNITED STATES

On 20 June 2018 the European Commission adopted the implementing regulation n. 2018/886, in response to US customs duties which will come into force on Friday 22 June. The new EU duties apply not only to steel and aluminum imports from the US, but also to agricultural products and many other products. The products and […]

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CARGO TRACKING NOTE IN GHANA

Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is introducing and implementing the concept of Cargo Tracking Note (CTN): by adopting the CTN System, Ghana’s Customs is attempting to modernize its operations in order to facilitate trades. As a consequence of that, importers in Ghana will have to ensure that their respective shippers and forwarders at port of origin […]

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RAILWAY FREIGHT TRANSPORT ITALY-CHINA – NEW SILK ROAD

GPC makes available rail freight transport Italy-China for its customers. The project for the construction of a railway network linking Italy to China has recently developed and today the railway network reaches 60 countries, crossing Europe, Central Asia, Mongolia and Russia and move about 300,000 TEUs a year. This mode of transport is cheaper than […]

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THE ITALIAN TRADITION OF ICE CREAM FLIES TO MAURITIUS

GPC, specialized in refrigerated goods transport, has carried out ice cream shipments from Italy to Mauritius. The whole shipments, in the least details, has been taken care of to be compliance of the cold chain. Integrated logistics services were performed with packaging, boxing and processing aimed at preserving the product, managing the cold chain in […]

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CRANE SHIPMENTS TO ECUADOR CONTINUE IN COLLABORATION WITH OUR ECUADORIAN AGENT

After the first shipments, GPC specializes in abnormal transports, has planning pick-up of another crane from Crespellano to Livorno. GPC has took care of abnormal transport ,as well as transit permits, customs clearance and boarding.

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AMENDMENTS TO THE RULES ON THE ADVANCE PRESENTATION OF THE MANIFESTO IN CHINA

The Chinese customs administration (GACC) issued the order No. 56/2017 (attached in the English version) containing some revisions to the Decree No. 172, concerning the early presentation of the posters, issued in 2009, still being tested in the June 2014 and subsequently entered into force. The purpose of the amendments is to standardize procedures and […]

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CHINA CUSTOMS 24 HOURS ADVANCE MANIFEST RULE

Firstly of all, for Import/Inbound into/via China mainland, LCL Service, at moment the 24 hours advance filing notice only release at Shanghai Customs authority, checking with other China offices, no relative information for LCL service. ·Currently, Customs authority made meeting with LCL warehouse/manifest responsible party, discussing the implement 24 hours advance filing for LCL service. […]

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EXCEPTIONAL CRANE AND COUNTERWEIGHTS TRANSPORT DESTINATION ECUADOR

GPC specialized in abnormal transports, has planning the pick-up, of two cranes and two counterweights (containerized in 1×20 ‘flat racks) from Crespellano (BO) to the port of Livorno GPC also took care of the customs clearance and boarding. The shipping, part of a door to door delivery, was carried out in collaboration with our own […]

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FISCAL ADVANTAGE FOR SHIPMENT UNDER IRANIAN FLAG

As reported in the circular of the Iranian Ministry of Transport, the receiver that ships with non-Iranian “carriers” will have to pay an additional tax REGULATION OF IRANIAN ROAD & TRANSPORT MINISTERY According to the clause number 2 of the Motor vehicles regulation and law approved by ministry of road and transportation dated on 1373/04/12 […]