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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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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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Container Ship

Top 9 Interesting Facts About Shipping and Aircrafts

Shipping and aviation industries have been around for a very long time, with shipping being one of the oldest and most important industries in the world. With this, there are a lot of interesting facts about ships and aeroplanes from over the years that you may not know. Take a look through our list of…

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Sea Freight v Air Freight

Sea Freight or Air Freight?

There are many factors to consider when you are looking at logistics for your business. We have put together the below infographic with our four top considerations to help you understand the differences between Sea Freight and Air Freight and how to choose the right path for your business. Transcript Sea Freight Versus Air Freight…

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Guide to commercial shipments from the UK to Australia and New Zealand

With its rich natural resources and well developed manufacturing infrastructure, Australia is fast developing commercial connections with businesses in the UK. As an essential part of developing an international business is the ability to send commercial consignments around the world in a cost effective and efficient manner, we offer quality shipping to and from Australia…

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Seasonal Holidays that could impact your logistics in 2018

Seasonal holidays in the UK and abroad can cause freight delays and have a big impact on delivery schedules, which may affect your shipments. As a result it’s important to stay up to date and aware of key holidays worldwide. As holidays and special events normally mean businesses close for a period of time, it’s…

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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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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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