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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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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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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Planning Ahead For Brighter Days

Through the efforts of everyone, whether it be on the frontline or isolating at home, the world will beat COVID-19 and a new normality will begin. Business will resume and the supply chain will re-build. When this time arrives you’ll want to be ready to meet the supply demands of existing and emerging clients and…

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Planning for Logistics at Christmas

If your business relies on importing and exporting goods across parts of the world, then you need to ensure that you are well prepared for the Christmas season. It may seem like it’s a bit early in the year to be thinking about Christmas, however, with the festive season being such as busy period, planning…

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What’s the Difference Between the Types of Logistics Provider?

Discover the difference between the types of logistics providers and how each provider can help your business. What’s the difference between the types of logistics provider? The definition of 1PL, 2PL, 3PL, 4PL and 5PL. 1PL – FIRST PARTY LOGISTICS 1PL refers to an individual or a business who ships, imports and exports or manufactures…

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Ensure your business is prepared for Chinese New Year

From 11th February – 26th February, it is Chinese New Year, with 2021 being the year of the Ox. For many businesses, this celebration will have little impact but for those that import goods from China, the Chinese New Year holidays can be disruptive. With factories and businesses shutting down and shipping lines adjusting their…

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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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How to Boost your Competitiveness by Using Expert Logistics

Finding a company to handle your business’ logistics and distribution can be a daunting task, as your final supply or sale lies in their hands. Choosing a reputable, reliable and expert logistics company will boost your market competitiveness, placing you a cut above the rest. Discover how using an expert logistics company, such as Seaspace…

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