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Timber industry resilient but Brexit brings trade friction, survey finds

Difficulties with logistics, trade with Northern Ireland, and the time and cost to fill out customs and due diligence paperwork are adding pressure to an already tight timber supply chain, a survey by the TTF has found.   Logistics is the most pressing challenge facing respondents, with a lack of haulage vehicles, inflated costs, and hauliers’ hesitancy to import and export goods in ...

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Getting the right treatment with TTF and WPA

The Timber Trade Federation and Wood Protection Association are mounting a major awareness campaign promoting the provision of accurate and specific information about treated timber, New leaflets and a poster demystifying treated timber and its applications will be available to merchants from 1st April as part of a major awareness campaign being staged by the Timber Trade Federation and Wood ...

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Imports peaks and inflation potentials

Optimism in the UK’s vaccination programme to aid a stronger economic recovery in 2021 is being mirrored in forward-looking indicators in the Construction Product Association’s Q4 Construction Survey released this week. The report notes that despite broad expectations that the wider economic recovery will gather pace and drive construction activity, Q4 also marked a noticeable increase in inflationary pressure for supply chains. ...

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Students invited to define future living in exciting design challenge

Built environment students from Universities across the UK are being invited to design a home and neighbourhood of the future. Riverside Sunderland is redefining the city: transforming a spectacular site into a unique, carbon neutral urban quarter – an extraordinary place to live, work and play.  Working in teams, students from different built environment disciplines will share their vision of what ...

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Timber imports continue strong market recovery

Timber and panel import volumes performed strongly in October 2020 for the fifth consecutive month since June, according to the latest timber statistics for October 2020. The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) monthly report reveals total import volumes for main timber and panel products were 21 percent higher in October 2020 compared to October 2019 levels, as import volumes in the ...

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TTF EFSM course delegates increase sales by over £6million across 17 members

Support your colleagues at the sales management awards presentation on Friday 27 November. Delegates completing the ‘TTF Essential Foundations in Sales Management’ course have increased sales for their respective firms by well over £6 million in 2020. The figures, which will be celebrated at an online awards ceremony this Friday 27 November from 11am, represent an incredible achievement with each ...

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Government support shifts as Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme ends

The last day of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is tomorrow, marking the end of an unprecedented intervention where the Government paid up to 80% of any furloughed employees wages (up to a limit of $2,500 a month). A third of UK workers, around 9.6 million people in the UK, benefitted from the scheme at one time of another, ...

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TTF Event: Supplying the UK Timber Industry

Learn the practical steps of how the movement of timber will change from a regulatory point of view from 1 January 2021.

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TTF Event: TTF Hardwood Market Webinar

This webinar will break down what is happening in the European and US hardwood markets, focusing on various topics from the fallout of the US election to forest fires, the impact of the pandemic and trade with China.

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TTF Event: Brexit and the timber supply chain

Build your understanding of the flow of timber between the UK and the EU

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