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John Good Shipping named Best Family Owned Freight Forwarder Company 2018

John Good Shipping named Best Family Owned Freight Forwarder Company 2018 We are delighted to announce that John Good Shipping was selected from a shortlist of 18 companies and has been awarded not one but two awards at the 2018 UK Enterprise Awards! We're very proud to be named Best Family Owned Freight Forwarder [...]

By | 2018-06-07T10:41:43+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Categories: John Good News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Why We Ask You For An EORI Number

Why We Ask You For An EORI Number When you book a freight forwarder to take care of shipping your goods, one of the pieces of information you'll be asked for is an EORI number. Let's take a look at what it is, how to get one, and why it's so essential: What is [...]

By | 2018-05-31T09:13:53+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Categories: Freight Forwarding|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Carriers Introducing ‘Emergency Bunker Surcharge’

Carriers Introduce 'Emergency Bunker Surcharge' Shipping Lines have started to introduce Emergency Bunker Surcharges as the cost of Fuel increases. Various shipping lines are in the process of implementing an additional Emergency Bunker Surcharge (by one description or another) due to the rise in fuel costs (fuel is a large component of the cost [...]

LCL or FCL – Which Freight Forwarding Service Is Right For You?

LCL or FCL – Which Freight Forwarding Service Is Right For You? When considering your freight forwarding shipping options, you're likely to come across the terms LCL and FCL. FCL refers to a Full Container Load, which means that you're paying for exclusive use of a standard 20ft or 40ft container (as set by [...]

7 Questions To Ask When Choosing A Beverage Logistics Partner

Whether you want to ship beverages to a buyer or import them for use in your own business, choosing the right company to deal with shipping and the related logistics is essential. Here are seven questions to ask any potential partner, before you trust them with a cargo that requires extra-careful handling and full [...]

7 Reasons why you should consider Air Freight for your next shipment

Shipping by sea is well-known for being cheaper than shipping by air, which is why many automatically use it as their preferred method. However, there are numerous reasons why air freight shouldn’t be dismissed as an option – including the fact that it might actually work out cheaper than you think! Take a look [...]

5 Reasons why a Freight Forwarder will make shipping easier

  5 Reasons why a Freight Forwarder will make shipping easier Like most things we choose to outsource, if you manage shipping for your business, using a freight forwarder should make your life easier. But how exactly does that happen? Here are five reasons why a freight forwarder will make shipping easier. 1) Reduce [...]

5 Mistakes to Avoid when working with a new freight forwarder

5 Mistakes to Avoid when working with a new freight forwarder So you’ve decided it’s time to work with a freight forwarder to make shipping for your business simple, but have you thought about how you make the most of your relationship with your new supplier? Freight forwarders can add tremendous value to a [...]

A Guide to Importing from India to the UK

A Guide to Importing from India to the UK In 2016, India shipped US$261 billion worth of goods around the globe, and last month India became the world’s fastest-growing economy, so it’s no surprise that here in the UK we’re regular importers from India. As the world’s leading provider of many goods that are [...]

By | 2018-03-23T16:11:46+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Freight Forwarding, India, Sea Freight|Tags: , , |0 Comments

[GUIDE] The Differences between LTL and FTL Road Freight and which one is right for you

[GUIDE] The Differences between LTL and FTL Road Freight and which one is right for you Within the road freight or road haulage industry there are two terms you’ll come across all the time - FTL and LTL, but what exactly do they mean and which one should you choose when shipping your products [...]

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