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Freight shipping rates soar



March 4, 2022 /

The shipping industry was already suffering before the current economic sanctions imposed on Russia for their invasion of Ukraine, due to Brexit and COVID-19. The industry has been facing a shortage of vessels and containers when the sanctions meant an increase in the prices. In less than a fortnight, shipping rates have risen tenfold for…


When should I order a shipment for Christmas?



August 26, 2021 /

Currently, there are many delays within the shipping industry. These delays are likely to affect Christmas this year as the delays, especially at ports, mean that items and goods and shipping containers are taking far longer to reach their destinations than they would usually. This could mean that some people may be in for a…


Expansion In Store for Supreme Freight



August 16, 2021 /

A combination of Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic has hit the freight industry hard. At Supreme Freight, we've been fortunate enough to experience a period of growth and expand our operations. There has been a huge boom in demand for goods, such as food, games, toys and other items that people so desperately want and…


A Greener Future for HGVs



July 28, 2021 /

HGV’s (or heavy goods vehicles) are an incredibly important part of the supply chain system, as they are responsible for ensuring that all goods, including essentials such as food and medicines, reach the end destination. However, HGV’s have a massive contribution to climate change. It has been reported that 16% of UK domestic transport greenhouse…


Lorry Driver Shortage: Emergency Talks



July 13, 2021 /

The current lorry driver shortage has impacted the whole of the UK. Shops have been going bare, shelves are empty, and goods are arriving late. Due to the ongoing shortage, the UK government have been having emergency talks with retailers across the country, as well as logistics groups, and wholesalers. How the lorry driver shortage…