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Dec
Ocean Freight’s perfect storm

Sky-high FCL rates plus sky-high surcharges, plus offloads, delays, no space, no equipment etc…the situation with ocean freight delays and rising costs had already seemed to have hit the perfect storm, then a…

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Severe Weather delays to Ocean Freight

Please be aware that due to continued high winds affecting UK trade routes and increased port congestion, we are currently experiencing disruption to scheduled vessel arrivals which is consequently impacting on the level…

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Dec
International Freight Awards

Freedom Logistics are among thirty companies from across the North West which are set to battle it out at Insider’s third annual International Trade Awards. The 2013 event takes place at the Lowry…

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Container Port Strike averted on US east coast

Freedom can report that the threatened strike at major ports along the whole US eastern seaboard has been averted. The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) resumed contract negotiations…

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Declared Weight Issues

It has come to our notice that the declared weight of cargo at the booking stage can differ greatly to that actually loaded into the container. Container shipping lines have had several issues…

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Updates to Notice 275

This Notice provides general information on Customs requirements for UK Export procedures and processes. This Notice does not replace the law. It is meant to be a helpful guide to the UK National…

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Strike out for USA

Threats have faded of a strike closing ports on the US Eastern seaboard after it was announced today that the ILA and USMX have agreed to extend the existing labor contract for 90…

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Time To Go Global

Freedom Logistics is taking part in the UKTI ‘Time To Go Global’ international workshop event in Stockport on the 20th September. We will be making a presentation on Freight Forwarding, the help, advice…

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