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When Shipping Goods From The UK To Scandinavia, What Customs Declarations Are Required?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 29-Sep-2021 14:48:00

Brexit has meant a few changes to how goods are imported and exported between the UK and Scandinavia. As the United Kingdom has left the EU Customs Union (which includes EU members Sweden, Finland, and Denmark, together with EEA member Norway), you'll now need to supply a Customs Declaration with every Scandinavian-bound shipment you send.

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Topics: Scandinavia, Shipping

Shipping Between The UK And Scandinavia After Brexit

Posted by Liam Harrison on 22-Sep-2021 12:00:00

With the Covid 19 crisis occupying all the headlines and, to be honest, most people’s headspace, it’s easy to forget about Brexit.

Brexit will bring changes to the transport of goods to and from the UK to Scandinavia, especially for customers and carriers in Sweden. Brexit will have an impact the logistics and letter services, as the handling of goods and trade between Sweden and the UK will require changes in procedures, including new charges for the services involved.

So in this article we look beyond Coronavirus and bring the conversation back to Brexit, and in particular, how things currently stand for UK-Scandinavian trade when the Transition Period ends.

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Topics: Scandinavia, Shipping, News

Carrier Liability Vs Cargo Insurance: CARGO Claims Process

Posted by Liam Harrison on 15-Sep-2021 09:57:00

Cargo Insurance can help protect your shipments from theft or any physical damage, insuring cargo can prevent any losses that may occur during any form of transportation.

Different insurance options mean that different methods are called for when making a claim. Insurance claims for freight transport remain rare. However, variables such as adverse weather can mean that issues arise. The cost of claims is covered by either carrier liability, cargo insurance, or both. There are distinct differences between the two. When deciding which to use, these are the factors to consider in the claims process.

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Topics: Shipping

What Paperwork Do I Need To Get Goods To Sweden From The UK?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 14-Sep-2021 11:00:00

During the year-long transition period that followed Brexit, customs borders did not exist between EU states and the UK. This meant that it was as easy to ship cargo from one part of the UK to another, as it was to export/import goods between EU countries like Sweden and the UK.

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Topics: Scandinavia, Shipping To Sweden, Shipping

What are 10 Common Shipping trading Terms?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 09-Sep-2021 11:58:00

Industry-specific terms can be confusing for a lot of people, and something that you will likely deal with on a regular basis. This is why we have put together a selection of shipping terms, making it easier for you to understand the language you may come across when arranging your shipping.

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Topics: Shipping

Smooth Sailing After Brexit – How UK-EU Trade Has Bounced Back From Early Brexit Delays

Posted by Liam Harrison on 07-Sep-2021 15:07:51

In May 2021, exports of British goods to the European Union (EU) hit a twenty month high, according to official statistics. This marks a welcome reversal of the trend at the beginning of the year, when Britain left the bloc's customs union and single market. The total value of British goods exported in May, excluding precious metals, was £27.9 billion. This figure is higher than any month since January 2020, shortly before COVID-19 started to wreak havoc.

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Topics: Shipping, brexit

What To Look For In A UK to EU Logistics Company

Posted by Liam Harrison on 19-Aug-2021 11:17:00

Many UK manufacturing businesses depend on intricate international supply chains, with parts often sourced from across the EU, so the rapid transit of key components is central to businesses meeting their deadlines.

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Topics: Scandinavia, Shipping

Is It Possible To Ship Goods In An Environmentally Responsible Way?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 13-Aug-2021 10:00:00

With world governments committed to slashing carbon emissions during the next three decades, and consumers increasingly being drawn to businesses who can demonstrate a commitment to protecting the environment, international logistics is, unsurprisingly, under the microscope.

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Topics: Shipping

A Quick Guide To Import Duties From The EU To The UK

Posted by Liam Harrison on 05-Aug-2021 13:16:14

The post-Brexit landscape has changed the terms of business between the UK and Europe, causing some confusion about tariffs and taxes when importing commercial goods.

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Topics: Shipping

What Is A CMR Document For Road Transport?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 22-Jul-2021 11:30:00

When you’re preparing to ship goods to Scandinavia, there are several key documents that must be completed in advance, one of which is known as the CMR note. A useful abbreviation for ‘convention relative au contrat de transport international de marchandises par route’, the CMR is the standard contract of carriage for goods that are shipped internationally by road.

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Topics: Scandinavia, Shipping

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