AEO Accreditation - How Can it Benefit Your Business? AEO Accreditation – How Can it Benefit Your Business? 10th February 2021

AEO accreditation is a globally recognised indicator that your business has an efficient and fully compliant customs control process. It provides peace of mind and assurance for US and Chinese companies.

Why COVID-19 has impacted the air freight industry Why COVID-19 has impacted the air freight industry 4th January 2021

COVID-19 has created a major issue for the air freight industry, as a result of passenger flights dropping by 97%. This has led to a discussion on the topic of how this could impact us in the future.

How to continue your supply chain during times of crisis How to continue your supply chain during times of crisis

Businesses often find themselves facing a host of challenges in the midst of a crisis, where they have to change their business model without much notice. This blog provides information about how to continue your supply chain during times of crisis.

How is freight calculated? How is freight calculated? 4th November 2020

To calculate freight charges, we take a look at the weight of the shipment, the distance it has to travel and if there are any customs considerations. Understanding these areas will give you a better understanding of how to plan your own international shipping.

Understanding the difference between FCL and LCL Understanding the difference between FCL and LCL 5th October 2020

LCL containers are designed to carry light loads, with a higher risk of damage and lost packages. FCL containers offer more protection against loss and damage for goods that need better care in transit.

awb vs consol Back-to-Back AWB VS Consol

Back-to-back AWB is a single contract of shipment. The rates on this are usually cheaper and the time of freight can often be up to 20 days. Consol is a series of contracts that may be cheaper or more expensive depending on the amount and size of goods being exported.

Importing goods overseas What documents are required when importing goods overseas? 4th September 2020

In order to import goods overseas, you need to provide certain documentation. This includes the required paperwork, as well as checking for any flags or taxes.

Road freight services How to achieve shorter delivery times with road freight services 27th August 2020

Freight services offer shorter delivery times than sea or air freight, and road freight is one of the best options. This blog will outline the advantages of implementing road freight services for your company in contrast to other methods.

How long does customs clearance take, on average? How long does customs clearance take, on average? 18th August 2020

Customs clearance takes on average 3-5 business days. This timeline can vary greatly depending on where your goods are originating from, the items you’re importing, and any other unforeseen circumstances.