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Changes to the London Gateway network



December 21, 2017 /

London Gateway is to lose one of its Asia-Europe services next year after THE Alliance partners unveiled their network plans for 2018. The five Asia-North Europe services will remain largely unchanged, other than in the UK where one call has been switched from London Gateway to Southampton. Hamburg and Rotterdam will both retain five weekly…


Heathrow at Christmas



December 13, 2017 /

Heathrow has released new data revealing the wide array and surprising volumes of seasonal exports that fly in the bellyhold of planes in the months leading up to Christmas.   Over 143 million kilograms of Christmas cargo is expected to fly via Heathrow to the world in the month leading up to December 25th, a record…


Air Freight up 5.9% in October – a strong start for Q4



December 6, 2017 /

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 5.9% in October 2017 compared to the year-earlier period.  This was a slowdown from the 9.2% annual growth recorded in September 2017 but still exceeded the average annual growth rate of…


Sea Freight – Why use us?



October 30, 2017 /

  We handle all types of cargo including: Full Container Load (FCL) Less Container Load (LCL) NVOCC Groupage Systems Out of gauge Abnormal Loads Hazardous Cargos We have long standing relationships with a global network of agents at all origin ports which means that we can offer you the best possible service.  We have over…


Air Freight – Why use us?



October 18, 2017 /

When it comes to international shipping, there are many choices as to how to move goods.  The main decision to make is what kind of transport to use.  Deciding between ocean freight and air freight is an important choice. Here, we give you the reasons why its a good idea to choose air freight.  …


The future of UK Shipping



September 20, 2017 /

At the end of London International shipping week, the transport secretary Chris Grayling set out his thoughts on the future of UK shipping.  His speech focused on the changes in transport, and how the maritime industry is not only contributing to that change, but are increasingly leading it. His first point concerned new technology and…