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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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Key Dates in the UK Logistics Calendar for 2019

With 2018 coming to a close and 2019 rapidly approaching, you should be well underway with planning your strategy for the next year. Whether you have your plan in place, or have a few tweaks to make, there are some key dates in the logistics calendar that could cause issues with your plan. These extra…

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A Logistics Guide to Preparing for Brexit

With so much uncertainty surrounding the UK leaving the European Union, it can be difficult to plan for the future. However, there are a few steps that you can take to get as prepared as possible for Brexit. Take a look at our checklist below to help you ensure your business is ready. Transcript Keep…

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Seaspace International Opens Third Warehouse Facility

Seaspace International Freight Forwarders are delighted to announce that this week we have officially opened our third warehouse facility. The warehouse is adjacent to London Gatwick Airport and is located on the same estate as our headquarters and two other warehouse facilities. The warehouse boasts an initial capacity of 360 standard pallets, and has the…

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Brexit: The Seaspace View

This month we are talking to Gordon Humphrey, our Managing Director, about Brexit and its impact on the logistics industry. Gordon has been in the logistics industry for 35 years and Seaspace International was established 30 years ago, in 1988. Brexit has been a widely reported topic across all industries, mainly due to the uncertainty…

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How the Weakness of the Pound has Impacted UK Exports

After the result of the Brexit referendum in 2016, the British Pound Sterling fell by roughly 20% against other currencies. This meant that British companies exporting their goods suddenly became more attractive in foreign markets as they were cheaper. At the time it was seen as a rather positive result for the UK export industry,…

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New Pallet Racking System

For years at Seaspace we have been offering a premium warehousing and order fulfillment facility, based at our headquarters in Gatwick. Here we handle stock holdings, inventory management, and order fulfilment, as well as our specialist pick and pack division where we provide excellent packing execution. As we constantly aim to improve our services, we…

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Freight Trends in 2018

Last year was eventful in the world of the Freight industry, with lots of changes throughout the year, including those associated with technological advances and Brexit. With that in mind, what is 2018 going to have in store? Here are three trends to look out for this year: Business Intelligence Business Intelligence is coming into…

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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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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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