What does Freight Logistics Mean?

March 17, 2020 /

Freight logistics is the overseeing and management of a cost effective operation and the delivery of goods. It combines logistics experience, human resources and knowledge to ensure the smooth journey of goods between carriers and shippers. Freight logistic activities in their most basic form include: Making contact, selecting and engaging carriers and transport companies. Negotiating…

What is Air Freight Logistics?

March 10, 2020 /

Air freight logistics is the shipment of goods via a chartered or scheduled air carrier. Air freight is a popular choice for many companies as it ensures passage for their goods to anywhere in the world that an aircraft can fly to and land. Goods transported by air have the advantage of being taken to…

Should I use a Freight Forwarder?

February 28, 2020 /

Supreme Freight assists companies in the process of transporting goods from one place to another. We use the most cost-effective methods with a suitable shipping company to ensure that every point of the journey goes smoothly. At Supreme we contract with specialist companies covering sea, air or road to transport goods on behalf of their…

What is Sea Freight Import?

February 13, 2020 /

If you are considering the logistics of Importing goods into the United Kingdom for your business, sea freight will naturally be an option you will consider. Sea freight is a good choice for those businesses that are looking to import a large amount of consumer goods and is most often used when importing from Far East…

***Alert – Important Coronavirus Information***

January 30, 2020 /

Today The World Health Organisation will decide whether to declare the epidemic an international public health emergency. Officials in China now say that 170 people have died of the disease and more than 7000 cases have been confirmed. Rail freight traffic from Hubei has come to a standstill and trains are not permitted to leave…

Suez Canal bans open loop scrubbers

January 15, 2020 /

Despite the recent introduction of  low-sulphur regulations, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) will continue to allow ships transiting the waterway to burn heavy fuel oil (HFO) without the need for scrubbers. Adding to the confusion for ship managers is a ban by the SCA on the discharge of wash water – used in the open-loop…

Key details still remain unclear despite the US-China trade agreement

December 18, 2019 /

After the U.S. and China announced the “phase-one” trade agreement, a critical point remains in question: agricultural purchases. Bilateral trade is a significant part of the dispute between the world’s two largest economies, especially after both sides decided to break the negotiations into phases, rather than tackling a slew of American concerns, which range from…

Christmas Freight Rates

December 4, 2019 /

***CHRISTMAS FREIGHT RATES*** Our competitive rates for this month include IMO – please contact us now to ship before Christmas & to avoid the CNY rush at the end of January If you have any urgent airfreight shipments needed before Christmas please contact us as soon as possible to avoid disappointment