Denmark is a leading supply chain and export destination for UK businesses. Here’s everything you need to know about shipping commercial goods, fast and cheaply, from the UK to Copenhagen.
The New Year is a time for looking forwards, and for looking back. This year, NTEX are celebrating 18 years on the road (and sea, and air). It’s been a journey in the fast lane, so buckle up and join us as we travel back to a quiet office in Stockholm in 2003.
So, you want to ship a large package from the United Kingdom to Norway, Sweden, Denmark, or Finland? There are quite a few ways you can do this. However, each needs careful consideration. Large load haulage can be extremely costly and cumbersome if planned and handled poorly. Here's our guide to getting the best deal on large package shipping to Scandinavian countries.
Over the past two years, professionals in the export and logistics fields have had to contend with an increasing number of pandemic-related challenges. During this time, global supply chain disruptions and Covid restrictions in various EU countries have added an additional level of complexity to an already complex field.
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.
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.
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.
When it comes to transporting goods to Scandinavia, there are a number of means that can be employed. You can send your cargo via air freight, use a seaport to deliver your goods, load it on a train for final mile fulfilment, or employ a road freight service from a port in Denmark, Holland or Germany. The choice will depend on your budget, the type of goods you are transporting and your delivery schedule.
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.
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.