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VGM Trial Run

In a recent Journal of Commerce article on the hot topic Verified Weight Requirement / VGM, Bruce Barnard states,

“In a recent trial run, the Port of Felixstowe, the U.K.’s largest container hub, weighed every container that arrived over a few days and the weight of a “very large” percentage was not declared correctly, Richard Brough, technical adviser, ICHCA International said.

Governments have been slow to issue national guidelines on applying the new regulation, which has sewed uncertainty across international supply chains.

Denmark is one of the few European governments that have published guidelines and the U.K. is expected to do so before the end of March.”

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