Opening hours during the holidays 2022
Please note the changes to our opening hours during the holidays:
Doing business in China: does it suit you?
Chinese people love online shopping. With a population of 1.41 billion, this makes China the largest e-commerce market in the world. Between January and August 2022, the online sales of products totalled 7,241.4 billion yuan. You can now join one of the largest e-commerce platforms with ease. Have you ever considered doing business in China?
Expected increases for local costs in 2023
You are being bombarded by messages about the current price inflation and the expected increases. It is true that prices will rise significantly, including all transport-related costs. Of course, price inflation plays a major role in this. But there are plenty more ongoing developments that are causing costs to rise. What increases should you bear in mind for 2023?
What do you know about the new customs declaration system DMS?
Customs are currently working with the AGS declaration system. In 2023, Dutch customs will switch to a new European declaration system: DMS. This system will allow declarants have more control over declarations, and it is expected to experience fewer outages. There will also be some changes for you as a shipper. How exactly does this work and what impact will it have on how your declarations are processed?
Huge price hikes for road transport in 2023
The new collective negotiations have started and the demands are significant. The FNV union will push hard for better working conditions. Their focus is on increasing pay and relaxation of working hours. What’s more, external factors such as the war between Russia and Ukraine and global price inflation are playing a major role. The price hike for 2023 is likely to be the biggest in years.