Mike Smith - Seaspace

In Memoriam – Mike Smith, Seaspace International Founder & Chairman

It is with profound sadness that Seaspace International Forwarders Ltd shares the news that our Chairman and founding partner, Michael (Mike) Smith has passed away. Mike died peacefully at home on Thursday 5th August 2021. Mike was part of a freight dynasty, being born into a family-owned forwarding firm with roots going back over 200…

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International Freight: What Goods Do We Ship?

At Seaspace International Freight Forwarding, we have over 30 years’ experience shipping goods across the world by sea freight and air freight. This means we’ve shipped pretty much anything you can think of across the globe, from beauty products to film props and bicycles. We can provide tailored solutions no matter the industry your business…

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Shipping containers

Innovative And Creative Ways To Reuse Old Shipping Containers

Conservative estimates suggest that there are 17 million intermodal shipping containers currently in circulation, around 5 million of which are actively traversing the globe as air, ocean or land freight (source), carrying roughly 90% of all traded goods (source). Other estimates suggest that there may be as many as 530 million shipping containers located around…

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Why Is Logistics Management Important?

Logistics management is an important part of any supply chain, as a successful logistics plan ensures that the whole supply chain runs smoothly. This is not only beneficial to your business, but also ensures your customers are kept happy by receiving their goods in a timely and efficient manner. Below, we have put together some…

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logistics

What Is Freight Forwarding? The Ultimate Guide

Are you considering using a freight forwarder for your business import and export needs? If you’re unsure whether you need a freight forwarding company to help with the transportation of goods, take a look at our extensive guide below. We go into detail about what freight forwarding is, the different services available and the benefits…

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Warehouse and Storage Facilities

The Role Of Warehousing In Logistics

Warehousing and the storage of goods plays a vital role in the logistics supply chain across the world. Not only do warehouses provide safe and secure storage around the clock, they also allow you to have your goods stored in one central place, which makes planning and organising your logistics that much easier. Below, we…

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Key Dates For 2021

Key Dates In The UK Logistics Calendar For 2021

Every year there are key dates in the logistics calendar to watch out for if you frequently import and export goods across the world. These dates can impact lead times and cause delays to your shipments. If you plan ahead accordingly, you can avoid any issues or delays with your supply chain and ensure your…

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Shipping Containers

Differences Between Different Types of Logistics Management

Logistics management is an extremely crucial part of the supply chain, as it ensures the efficient and effective distribution of goods across the world. With so many different areas of logistics management, it can be confusing to understand what each area means and which type of logistics management is best for your business. Using our…

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Black Friday Shopping

Black Friday: Ensure You’re Logistically Prepared

Whilst Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a pretty recent phenomenon in the UK and Europe, they’ve been a big deal in America for a long time. Statistics show that in 2019 transactions on Black Friday were up 7.2% year on year in the UK and sales in the US broke all previous records, with…

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