January 2020

As we leave the European Union with the future trading relationship still to be shaped, we have a duty to help businesses prepare for all possible outcomes. Because of this, we are asking: "is your business prepared for Brexit?" This will help you mitigate any risks so you can prepare their business for all Brexit scenarios. Remember, from 2021 it is possible that all UK businesses will have to apply customs, excise VAT and procedures to goods traded with the EU,...

We've revised our opening hours for container and refrigerated vehicle loading. This is following consultation with our customers. The terminal will be closed to hauliers from 0100-0700, 7 days a week, commencing 1 February 2020. Last entry will be at 0030. Vessel operations will continue 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. HGVs will continue to enter the terminal through the Wharf Road entrance. This is accessed via Portsmouth International Port. Please ensure your hauliers use this address for collections: Wharf Road Albert Johnson...

Portico will be at more European trade shows in 2020 than ever before, as they look to continue their diversification and expansion. As one of the UK’s premier fresh produce ports with decades of experience in the industry, the year of shows kicks off at Fruit Logistica in Berlin from 5-7 February. A team from Portico will be on the 360 Quality stand in hall 25, ready to talk to you about what services they can offer your business. The team will...