Shipping Documentation

​Shipping Documentation – Which shipping documents are commonly required?

The shipping documentation you need varies depending on whether you are shipping via air or sea, and other factors such as the commercial terms (Incoterms) you’ve bought or sold the goods under. Here is our snapshot guide to helping you understand the most common shipping documents required for freight forwarding. Air Freight Airway Bill This…

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Warehousing Staff Shortage

What effect will Brexit have on logistics this Christmas?

Warehouses across the UK could witness a shortage of staff in the months leading up to Christmas this year. It comes as no surprise that the pound has fallen lower and lower against the Euro since Brexit was confirmed in June 2016, and this is having a knock-on effect on the number of overseas workers…

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OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

Discover a whole new world of opportunity with Seaspace International Forwarders Ltd Seaspace International Forwarders Ltd is a leader in international freight forwarding and logistics. Our continuing success means we have an opportunity for the right person to become a key member of the dynamic team that make up our forwarding operations department. If you…

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London International Shipping Week

London International Shipping Week 2017

London International Shipping Week returns for the first time since 2015 and takes place from 11th to 15th September in the UK’s capital. John Murray, the Chief Executive of the Society of Maritime Industries has stated; “The focus which London International Shipping Week brings to the maritime sector is a reminder of the global capability…

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logistics

Bringing you the shipping news

Our blog this month brings you three shipping and freight stories which caught our attention in the news. In the first, sharks and whales help shipping vessels become more environmentally friendly. We also look at the expansion of the Port of Liverpool with Liverpool2 catering for large container vessels, and what should the shipping industry…

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reduce waste

Reduce waste and reap the rewards

Shipping goods around the world is an expensive business and it can leave a disruptive global footprint. You might rely on your carrier and logistics provider to find you the most cost and time effective routing and packing solution, but have you ever considered what you can do yourself to reduce costs and respect the…

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india

India plans to implement GST to all services

  The Government of India is planning to implement GST to all services in India w.e.f 01st July 2017. Goods and Services Tax (GST) is to be one uniform tax throughout India to replace a range of taxes levied by the Central and State governments, thereby making India one unified common market. GST is a tax reform which is going to…

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manufacturing

UK Manufacturing Spikes

Even with the uncertainty of Brexit hanging over us, we are seeing growth in the UK manufacturing sector. The Confederation of British Industrial (CBI) Latest Trends Survey in June showed export orders were at a 22 year high. Manufacturers are currently employing staff at the fastest rate since mid-2014. The total order books reached their…

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AEO

Seaspace International Forwarders awarded AEOF status by HMRC

Seaspace International Forwarders are pleased to announce that they have been accredited with AEOF status by HMRC. After a rigorous examination of Seaspace’s Customs processes, operational procedures and security protocols by H.M. Revenue and Customs, the Company was assessed as being worthy of this internationally recognised accreditation. Authorised Economic Operator (F) status demonstrates that the…

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screen fatigue

Britons bring books back due to ‘Screen Fatigue’

Reading a book enables you to switch off from the world and take yourself away from modern life, immersing yourself in someone else’s story, right? This certainly isn’t the case with e-books, which have the potential to run out of power at any moment, have the need for an internet connection, break if you drop…

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