Turkey Currency Crisis and its Impact on Global Trade

Turkey Currency Crisis and its Impact on Global Trade If you’re a fan of holidays in Turkey, you’ll no doubt have been enjoying more affordable breaks away thanks to Turkey’s plummeting exchange rate during 2018. So much so, because of Turkey’s currency and political crisis, the pound is worth around 90% more against the [...]

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 [...]

A short guide to the different sea freight shipping services

A short guide to the different sea freight shipping services As the world’s most cost-effective method of moving commodities around the globe, sea freight is a crucial part of the global supply chain. But are you familiar with the different types of sea freight services? Here's a quick roundup... 1) FCL FCL stands for [...]

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Less than container load (LCL) Shipments – How does it work?

Less than container load (LCL) Shipments – How does it work? So, you’ve sourced your supplier, signed off the product sample, and you’re ready to place your order and arrange the shipping service. But what do you do if the goods you need to order won’t fill a shipping container? Fortunately, there is a [...]

By |2017-10-12T12:03:09+00:00July 26th, 2017|Categories: Freight Forwarding, Sea Freight|Tags: |0 Comments

How Many Pallets Fit in a Shipping Container?

How Many Pallets Fit in a Shipping Container? When thinking about shipping goods internationally, one of the key considerations is planning how to pack your cargo into a shipping container to maximise efficiency. Packing goods on top of wooden pallets is typically the preferred option, as it makes your cargo easier to load and unload, [...]

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The Gateway to Success

It has been well documented over recent years that India has been one of the fastest growing economies in the world with GDP growth up from 6.9% in 2013/14 to 7.4% in 2014/15. Further increases are projected for the coming years with India set to invest heavily in infrastructure to the tune of USD 1 [...]

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