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The New Plastic Packaging Tax and How It Could Affect Your UK Business
Posted on May 31, 2022
On the 1st April 2022, a new Plastic Packaging Tax was implemented, in an effort to encourage UK businesses to utilise more recycled plastic packaging. This is the first of...
700-Year-Old Ship Found by Construction Workers in Estonia
Posted on April 21, 2022
Construction workers in Tallinn, Estonia were stunned when they came across an 80-ft long ship that has been lost for 700 years just 5 feet beneath street level. The vessel...
The Highest Freight Rates in 2022
Posted on April 14, 2022
Shipping rates are due to be higher in 2022 than ever before. There is a combination of factors that have resulted in these increased costs. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to...
What is the Role of Warehousing in Logistics?
Posted on January 28, 2022
Warehousing plays a central role in logistics. Warehouses can provide obvious benefits, like storing goods, but they can also offer less obvious gains to your supply chain, such as providing...
5 Ways Freight Forwarding Will Change in 2022
Posted on January 21, 2022
There are certain trends that are set to occur or continue into 2022 which will either create positive opportunities for supply chains or could cause problems that will need to...
How to Be More Environmentally Friendly with Your Freight Forwarding
Posted on December 28, 2021
It’s no secret that international freight forwarding can have a huge impact on the environment. With the recent e-commerce boom, plus the use of fossil fuels and packaging materials, international...
How Can I Ship My Belongings to Another Country?
Posted on December 21, 2021
If you’re moving to a new country, you’ll want to bring some of your own items with you, so you can make your new place really feel like home. But...
Key Dates in The UK Logistics Calendar For 2022
Posted on November 30, 2021
There are certain dates every year that can cause delays to international freight shipping. If you regularly import and export goods internationally, then you will need to be aware of...
How to Pack and Label Your Shipment for Export
Posted on November 23, 2021
If you’re packing goods for shipment, whether that be for your business or for shipping personal effects, you’ll need to ensure they’re packaged and labelled correctly. If there are any...
Guide to Emigrating to Spain
Posted on October 29, 2021
Spain is a popular destination for British expats, thanks to its relaxed lifestyle, sunny climate, and beautiful landscapes. There are over 360,000 British people registered as living in Spain and...
How To Ship Dangerous Goods Overseas
Posted on October 21, 2021
Shipping dangerous goods requires a different process to shipping other everyday items. It’s important that you know exactly what you need to do in order to safely transport your dangerous...
Top Tips for Shipping Personal Effects Overseas
Posted on September 30, 2021
If you’re moving abroad, you’ll probably be very excited about your relocation. But you’ll also be having to deal with a lot of tasks, like sorting out visas, finding accommodation...
PBS International Celebrates International Shipping Week
Posted on September 15, 2021
From 13 to 17 September, global shipping industry leaders and high-level government members are gathering in London and virtually to celebrate London International Shipping Week 2021 (LISW21). The week has...
How To Get An Accurate International Freight Shipping Quote
Posted on August 25, 2021
If you’re organising shipping for your business, you’ll want to make sure you get an accurate quote from the outset to avoid any surprise costs later on. Many business owners have lost out...
Which Method of Freight Is Best?
Posted on June 30, 2021
When shipping bulk items from A to B there is a lot to consider. The size, weight, and type of goods you need to transport will go some way in...
How Has The Pandemic Affected Moving Abroad?
Posted on December 3, 2020
COVID-19, or otherwise known as Coronavirus, completely took over 2020. The pandemic which first hit news headlines in late 2019, locked us in our houses and enforced people to socially...
Guide to Emigrating to Australia
Posted on September 30, 2020
One of the most beautiful and popular locations for UK citizens to emigrate to is Australia. The country boasts an amazing quality of life, stunning scenery, and a fantastic healthcare...
What is Freight Forwarding?
Posted on September 29, 2020
Freight forwarding is a service for businesses and individuals alike to internationally ship goods. Freight forwarders take the stress out of shipping goods internationally and take care of all aspects...
Online Pet Advertisements Beware!!
Posted on March 24, 2015
Beware of pet scammers advertising pets for sale online! Please be EXTREMELY careful if you are looking to purchase a new pet, there are a huge number of advertisements listed...
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