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Industry insight, opinion, advice and best practice from our own team

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  • Importing from India

A Guide to Importing from India to the UK

March 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Changes to the John Good Group Board

December 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

  • What is Port-centric logistics? A definition by John good Shipping

What is port-centric logistics?

October 31st, 2017|0 Comments

  • A guide to importing from Turkey

A Guide to Importing from Turkey

October 5th, 2017|0 Comments

  • UK Freight Forwarder John Good Shipping Website

Welcome to our new website!

September 21st, 2017|0 Comments

  • Importing from China

Importing from China – Five Mistakes to Avoid

September 7th, 2017|0 Comments

  • Shipping perishables with reefer containers

A Guide to Shipping Perishables Using Reefer Containers

July 12th, 2017|Comments Off on A Guide to Shipping Perishables Using Reefer Containers

  • freight forwarder

5 signs it’s time to find a new freight forwarder

July 6th, 2017|Comments Off on 5 signs it’s time to find a new freight forwarder

  • Bulgaria: UK Trade Guide to importing and exporting to and from Bulgaria

Bulgaria: UK Trade Guide to importing and exporting to and from Bulgaria

June 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Bulgaria: UK Trade Guide to importing and exporting to and from Bulgaria

  • 9 ways a freight forwarder add value to the global supply chain

9 ways a freight forwarder adds value to the global supply chain

June 13th, 2017|Comments Off on 9 ways a freight forwarder adds value to the global supply chain

  • stewart oades deputy chairman

Stewart Oades joins John Good Group as Deputy Chairman

June 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Stewart Oades joins John Good Group as Deputy Chairman

  • What does brexit mean for the shipping industry

What Does Brexit Mean for the Shipping Industry?

May 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on What Does Brexit Mean for the Shipping Industry?

  • How many pallets fit in a container

How Many Pallets Fit in a Shipping Container?

May 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on How Many Pallets Fit in a Shipping Container?

  • Importing for first timers, a step by step guide

The Essential Guide to Importing for First Timers

May 16th, 2017|Comments Off on The Essential Guide to Importing for First Timers

  • Congestion and delays at Shanghai

Delays at world’s busiest container port as Shanghai struggles with congestion

April 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Delays at world’s busiest container port as Shanghai struggles with congestion

  • Container Shipping Industry Global Trends

10 global trends that affect supply and demand in the container shipping industry

April 25th, 2017|Comments Off on 10 global trends that affect supply and demand in the container shipping industry

  • Freight Forwarder Bradford

New freight forwarding office in Bradford

April 21st, 2017|Comments Off on New freight forwarding office in Bradford

  • 10 Essential Questions to ask your freight forwarder

10 essential questions to ask your freight forwarder

April 19th, 2017|Comments Off on 10 essential questions to ask your freight forwarder

  • Carrier Alliances April and how they will affect UK freight forwarding

A simple guide to the April 2017 Carrier Alliances and how the changes affect UK imports and exports

March 30th, 2017|Comments Off on A simple guide to the April 2017 Carrier Alliances and how the changes affect UK imports and exports

  • Shipping Agency Liverpool

John Good Expands Agency Activities In Liverpool

March 14th, 2017|Comments Off on John Good Expands Agency Activities In Liverpool

John Good Shipping shortlisted for Transport/Logistics Company of the Year at the Northern Lights Awards

February 8th, 2017|Comments Off on John Good Shipping shortlisted for Transport/Logistics Company of the Year at the Northern Lights Awards

  • John Good Shipping Liverpool

John Good Shipping Opens New Office In Liverpool

February 6th, 2017|Comments Off on John Good Shipping Opens New Office In Liverpool

SOL opens new route between Latvia, Belgium and the UK

December 20th, 2016|Comments Off on SOL opens new route between Latvia, Belgium and the UK

Fraud Warning

December 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Fraud Warning

John Good Group increases UK port locations as DAN acquire Bay Shipping

October 17th, 2016|Comments Off on John Good Group increases UK port locations as DAN acquire Bay Shipping

  • Furniture Logistics from john Good Shipping

Polished Freight Logistics

October 13th, 2016|Comments Off on Polished Freight Logistics

  • Hanjin Shipping Line collapse

Hanjin – What happens when a shipping line collapses?

September 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Hanjin – What happens when a shipping line collapses?

  • Export department established at John Good

John Good set sights on achieving targets following latest appointment

September 14th, 2016|Comments Off on John Good set sights on achieving targets following latest appointment

  • John Good Air awarded customs badge at Heathrow:Air Cargo, Air Freight,

John Good Air secures customs badge at Heathrow

September 1st, 2016|Comments Off on John Good Air secures customs badge at Heathrow

  • Logistics for the Automotive sector

Automotive Logistics – A View Post-Brexit

August 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Automotive Logistics – A View Post-Brexit

Trans European Port Services continues to grow

August 8th, 2016|Comments Off on Trans European Port Services continues to grow

  • Export department established at John Good

John Good Expands Freight Forwarding Service with Export Department

July 8th, 2016|Comments Off on John Good Expands Freight Forwarding Service with Export Department

MACS and John Good expand service offering as a leader in conventional and break bulk cargo

June 6th, 2016|Comments Off on MACS and John Good expand service offering as a leader in conventional and break bulk cargo

  • Bosphorus Bridge - Freight forwarding from Turkey

Freight Forwarding – Turkey: An overview of the current market

May 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Freight Forwarding – Turkey: An overview of the current market

John Good Air Receives IATA Licence

May 20th, 2016|Comments Off on John Good Air Receives IATA Licence

  • Air freight

John Good awarded customs badge at UK airports

April 18th, 2016|Comments Off on John Good awarded customs badge at UK airports

  • Freight market conditions

Freight Forwarding Market Conditions

April 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Freight Forwarding Market Conditions

  • SOLAS - weight verification

10 things you need to know about the new SOLAS regulations

February 9th, 2016|Comments Off on 10 things you need to know about the new SOLAS regulations

John Good appointed Port Agent for Saga Welco AS

January 26th, 2016|Comments Off on John Good appointed Port Agent for Saga Welco AS

  • John Good Air freight logo

John Good launches air freight division – John Good Air

January 20th, 2016|Comments Off on John Good launches air freight division – John Good Air

John Good makes changes to its board

January 13th, 2016|Comments Off on John Good makes changes to its board

  • Shipping & Freight Q&A

Freight Forwarding Q&A with Chairman, Alan Platt

December 14th, 2015|Comments Off on Freight Forwarding Q&A with Chairman, Alan Platt

  • John Good Shipping Port Agency

How finance is changing in the international trade market

December 7th, 2015|Comments Off on How finance is changing in the international trade market

Utilising IT to Deliver a Better Service For Our Customers

November 17th, 2015|Comments Off on Utilising IT to Deliver a Better Service For Our Customers

JG Group Shortlisted for Growing Business Award

October 15th, 2015|Comments Off on JG Group Shortlisted for Growing Business Award

Offering a helping hand to importers and exporters

October 14th, 2015|Comments Off on Offering a helping hand to importers and exporters

John Good Shipping Establishes Mexican Trade Lane

September 9th, 2015|Comments Off on John Good Shipping Establishes Mexican Trade Lane

New Port Agency Contract for John Good

August 27th, 2015|Comments Off on New Port Agency Contract for John Good

  • John Good Shipping - London Gateway

John Good Shipping Moves To New DP World London Gateway Logistics Centre

August 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on John Good Shipping Moves To New DP World London Gateway Logistics Centre

  • Sea freight supply chain management for the packaging industry

Reducing freight costs in the packaging industry

July 31st, 2015|Comments Off on Reducing freight costs in the packaging industry

John Good Retains Title as One of the UK’s Fastest Growing Companies

June 30th, 2015|Comments Off on John Good Retains Title as One of the UK’s Fastest Growing Companies

Matthew Good House Wins Best Large Commercial Building 2015

June 25th, 2015|Comments Off on Matthew Good House Wins Best Large Commercial Building 2015

  • Getting the best value from your freight & logistics provider

Are you getting the best value out of your freight forwarder?

June 24th, 2015|Comments Off on Are you getting the best value out of your freight forwarder?

John Good Group Picks up Another Accolade

June 15th, 2015|Comments Off on John Good Group Picks up Another Accolade

  • Shipping freight from India

The Gateway to Success

April 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on The Gateway to Success

Fastest 50 Yorkshire

March 25th, 2015|Comments Off on Fastest 50 Yorkshire

1000 Companies to Inspire Britain

March 11th, 2015|Comments Off on 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain

UK Freight Forwarder Sees Turkish Market Growth

March 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on UK Freight Forwarder Sees Turkish Market Growth

  • Container Shipping Industry Global Trends

Freight Forwarders – The Key to Successful Transportation Management?

February 18th, 2015|Comments Off on Freight Forwarders – The Key to Successful Transportation Management?

  • Importing from China

Overall Market – Shipping to China & the Far East

January 28th, 2015|Comments Off on Overall Market – Shipping to China & the Far East

Family Business of the Year Award

January 13th, 2015|Comments Off on Family Business of the Year Award

John Good Appointed UK Agent for Swedish Orient Line

December 1st, 2014|Comments Off on John Good Appointed UK Agent for Swedish Orient Line

The Shortage of Hauliers

November 25th, 2014|Comments Off on The Shortage of Hauliers

John Good is One of the UK’s Fastest Growing Companies

November 3rd, 2014|Comments Off on John Good is One of the UK’s Fastest Growing Companies

Yorkshire Insider Growth Top 100

October 20th, 2014|Comments Off on Yorkshire Insider Growth Top 100

  • Container Shipping Industry Global Trends

Freight forwarding: Five Tips That Will Help You Choose Your Agent

July 30th, 2014|Comments Off on Freight forwarding: Five Tips That Will Help You Choose Your Agent

Old Meets New at North’s Most Sustainable Business Park

July 29th, 2014|Comments Off on Old Meets New at North’s Most Sustainable Business Park

John Good Wins Award

June 17th, 2014|Comments Off on John Good Wins Award

New Partnership – UASC

May 30th, 2014|Comments Off on New Partnership – UASC

John Good Shipping Heads East

May 6th, 2014|Comments Off on John Good Shipping Heads East

John Good Group Gears Up for Growth

May 2nd, 2014|Comments Off on John Good Group Gears Up for Growth

The Importance of IT

February 26th, 2014|Comments Off on The Importance of IT

BOYD Steamship Corporation Appoints John Good Shipping as UK representative

November 29th, 2013|Comments Off on BOYD Steamship Corporation Appoints John Good Shipping as UK representative

New Multi-Purpose Vessels Enhance Shipping Services Between Northern Europe and Southern Africa

October 18th, 2013|Comments Off on New Multi-Purpose Vessels Enhance Shipping Services Between Northern Europe and Southern Africa

John Good Shipping Offers Optimal Conditions for Temperature-Controlled Goods

October 11th, 2013|Comments Off on John Good Shipping Offers Optimal Conditions for Temperature-Controlled Goods

  • What is a freight forwarder and do you need one?

UK To Benefit From New Container Shipping Service Between Bilbao and Northern Europe

October 3rd, 2013|Comments Off on UK To Benefit From New Container Shipping Service Between Bilbao and Northern Europe

John Good Shipping Appointed UK Agent for Grieg Star

September 13th, 2013|Comments Off on John Good Shipping Appointed UK Agent for Grieg Star

Good Trek 180 raises £15,000 for the RNLI

September 13th, 2013|Comments Off on Good Trek 180 raises £15,000 for the RNLI

John Good Expanding West African Shipping Service

July 4th, 2013|Comments Off on John Good Expanding West African Shipping Service

John Good Celebrates 180th Anniversary

June 28th, 2013|Comments Off on John Good Celebrates 180th Anniversary

Donate Online for The Good Trek 180

May 31st, 2013|Comments Off on Donate Online for The Good Trek 180

Sponsored Walk Organised to Celebrate 180 Years in Business

May 3rd, 2013|Comments Off on Sponsored Walk Organised to Celebrate 180 Years in Business

John Good Group Celebrates 180th Year in Business

March 28th, 2013|Comments Off on John Good Group Celebrates 180th Year in Business

OPDR and John Good Shipping to Offer UK Direct Service to Casablanca

March 12th, 2013|Comments Off on OPDR and John Good Shipping to Offer UK Direct Service to Casablanca

John Good Group Extends Freight Forwarding Activities in North West

January 30th, 2013|Comments Off on John Good Group Extends Freight Forwarding Activities in North West

DAN Shipping Plays Vital Role in Construction of Wind Farm Site

November 29th, 2012|Comments Off on DAN Shipping Plays Vital Role in Construction of Wind Farm Site

John Good Celebrate Awards Success

November 16th, 2012|Comments Off on John Good Celebrate Awards Success

John Good Shortlisted for Prestigious Business Award

October 23rd, 2012|Comments Off on John Good Shortlisted for Prestigious Business Award

Will a Poor Harvest Mean More Cereal Imports and Increased Bread Prices?

October 10th, 2012|Comments Off on Will a Poor Harvest Mean More Cereal Imports and Increased Bread Prices?

Track & Trace with John Good Shipping

September 2nd, 2012|Comments Off on Track & Trace with John Good Shipping

DAN Shipping Involved in Development of ABP’s new £25m Grimsby Riverside Terminal

August 20th, 2012|Comments Off on DAN Shipping Involved in Development of ABP’s new £25m Grimsby Riverside Terminal

Sea Connect Announces Direct Link Between Russia and UK

July 30th, 2012|Comments Off on Sea Connect Announces Direct Link Between Russia and UK

New Appointments Gear Up For Growth

June 28th, 2012|Comments Off on New Appointments Gear Up For Growth

Hull Businesses Enjoy Successful Trade Mission to Turkey

June 6th, 2012|Comments Off on Hull Businesses Enjoy Successful Trade Mission to Turkey

Julie Good Named New High Sheriff of East Riding of Yorkshire

April 20th, 2012|Comments Off on Julie Good Named New High Sheriff of East Riding of Yorkshire

FOCS Logistics Appointed UK Agent for TMCL

April 2nd, 2012|Comments Off on FOCS Logistics Appointed UK Agent for TMCL

Innovation The Only Response to Fuel Price Increases

March 3rd, 2012|Comments Off on Innovation The Only Response to Fuel Price Increases

Two Senior Appointments to Our Hull team

February 3rd, 2012|Comments Off on Two Senior Appointments to Our Hull team

Felixstowe Warehousing Implements CHESS Empirica Warehouse Management System

February 3rd, 2012|Comments Off on Felixstowe Warehousing Implements CHESS Empirica Warehouse Management System

Overseas Freight Forwarding Partners: Your Business is Our Business is Their Business

January 11th, 2012|Comments Off on Overseas Freight Forwarding Partners: Your Business is Our Business is Their Business

John Good Shipping MD Chosen for Local Enterprise Partnership

December 8th, 2011|Comments Off on John Good Shipping MD Chosen for Local Enterprise Partnership

John Good: The UK Shipping Agent for Turkey

November 30th, 2011|Comments Off on John Good: The UK Shipping Agent for Turkey

John Good Group Launches The Matthew Good Foundation

November 9th, 2011|Comments Off on John Good Group Launches The Matthew Good Foundation

Matthew Good

June 28th, 2011|Comments Off on Matthew Good

John Good One of Yorkshire’s Fastest 50 Growing Companies

April 19th, 2011|Comments Off on John Good One of Yorkshire’s Fastest 50 Growing Companies

Staying at The Forefront of The Industry – John Good Invests in Industry Leading IT System

January 25th, 2011|Comments Off on Staying at The Forefront of The Industry – John Good Invests in Industry Leading IT System

Onwards and Upwards – John Good Acquires Dan Shipping

January 2nd, 2011|Comments Off on Onwards and Upwards – John Good Acquires Dan Shipping

John Good Gains AEO Accreditation

October 8th, 2010|Comments Off on John Good Gains AEO Accreditation

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