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Container Shipping - The Rise of the Mega Ship: Does Bigger Always Mean Better?

Container Shipping - The Rise of the Mega Ship: Does Bigger Always Mean Better?

Jan 20, 2020

Whilst sea trade has continued to grow, the size of the vessels used to transport these products has continued to grow also, with the average size of a container ship now being more than 5 times bigger than it was just 20 years ago.

We take a look at just what is the impact of these huge ships on the shipping industry?

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Incoterms: What are they and what do they mean to your business?

Incoterms: What are they and what do they mean to your business?

Jan 3, 2020

If you’re looking to embark on the global trade of goods, whether importing or exporting, you will be more than likely to come across “Incoterms” in your sales negotiations.

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How does Chinese New Year impact global supply chains?

How does Chinese New Year impact global supply chains?

Nov 21, 2019

If your business is dependent on exports from China, the importance of pre-planning your shipments in anticipation of Chinese New Year cannot be overestimated.

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Transitional Simplified Procedures

Transitional Simplified Procedures

Nov 2, 2019

HMRC has introduced TSP to help make the import of goods to the UK from the EU after Brexit easier, by giving traders extra time to supply customs forms and apply any applicable duties.

 

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Velta - Your team for Japan

Velta - Your team for Japan

Sep 13, 2019

In just one week the Rugby World Cup will kick off, and just like airlines will transport thousands of fans to Japan to enjoy the excitement of the tournament, we can use these very same airlines to transport your goods to the Japanese market. (Or for larger, less urgent shipments, we can transport your goods via sea).

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Freight Forwarding – It’s just like baking…….

Freight Forwarding – It’s just like baking…….

Aug 27, 2019

As the fever builds for the return of the Great British Bake Off, it got us thinking as to just how similar freight forwarding is to baking....

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