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What Is ‘Article 16’ And Will It Affect My Shipments From NI To Scandinavia?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 22-Dec-2021 10:00:00

If you’re a UK manufacturer with a base in Northern Ireland and customers or suppliers in the EU, you’ve probably been scanning Brexit news for quite a while to keep tabs on developments that could impact your operations. Recently, ‘Article 16’ has been making headlines and creating confusion, especially for manufacturers and suppliers with export capabilities. Let’s clear up the confusion, at least in terms of UK (including NI) exports to Scandinavia.

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Topics: Scandinavia, Shipping, brexit

What Are Considered ‘Dangerous Goods’ In Sweden?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 15-Dec-2021 10:00:00

Regulations concerning dangerous goods and their movement between countries are notoriously convoluted, even within the EU. Governmental agencies usually keep lists of what are considered dangerous or banned goods, but it’s not always easy to determine if those lists are up to date.

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Topics: Scandinavia, Shipping To Sweden, Shipping

How NTEX Can Help With Supply Chain Management

Posted by Liam Harrison on 08-Dec-2021 10:00:00

Supply chain management is a highly complex sector, where all cogs in the wheel must be fully functional and interconnected for things to proceed smoothly. The more complex the system, the more elements can potentially go wrong. As most supply chain and logistics professionals know, it’s crucial to anticipate problems and to have reliable support to cope with them. This article offers an overview of current issues in supply chain management, and explains why it’s worth working with a freight forwarding partner.

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Topics: Shipping, brexit


Posted by Liam Harrison on 01-Dec-2021 15:53:00

While Sweden is part of the European Union, and the UK hasn’t left yet, the international shipping process is simplified. As opposed to full-scale international shipping, sending products to Sweden is faster and doesn’t involve as much paperwork.

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Topics: Shipping To Sweden

The Best Shipping Route To Denmark From UK–Road, Sea Or Air?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 10-Nov-2021 11:00:00

If you’re looking to have your goods shipped to Denmark, there are three options: road, sea or air. Your journey will include either road/sea or road/air, and there are many different routes available. But which combination is best for your particular needs? It all depends on what you are shipping.

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Topics: Shipping To Denmark

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

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