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How Importing From Norway Can Be Less Frustrating For Your Business…

Posted by Liam Harrison on 30-Jan-2018 10:20:00

Like hundreds of other UK businesses, your business may depend on importing from Norway. Many companies in the oil and gas sector find themselves in this position, as well as companies that depend on supplies of other Norwegian raw materials, such as timber. If so, efficient, affordable transport will be at the top of your priority list.

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Shipping Cost To Norway - What You Can Expect To Pay

Posted by Liam Harrison on 25-Jul-2017 14:00:00


Contracting transport from the UK to Norway is a straightforward matter if you choose to deal with an experienced company. There are many ways to move your goods to Norway but some are more cost-effective and time efficient than others. So knowing all of the options your company has will ensure you get the right service and don’t pay more than necessary. 

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How to Solve the Biggest Problems with Shipping Companies in Oslo

Posted by Liam Harrison on 20-Jul-2017 14:00:00


When shipping your goods to Norway it is natural to look for a shipping company based in Oslo; the Norwegian capital city, and one of the country’s major ports. However, many companies that do so run into a number of frustratingly common problems. This article addresses each of the main issues and explains how we can help.

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How Stable Is The Norway Shipping Industry?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 13-Jul-2017 16:15:00

If your company needs to contract haulage from the UK to Norway, you may be wondering how stable the logistical systems are between here and there. At NTEX, we have been working in Scandinavia for decades, so we can offer your company some up to date opinions about the level of stability you will find in Norway. 

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4 Costly Mistakes To Avoid When Exporting To Norway, Sweden, Denmark & Finland

Posted by Liam Harrison on 04-May-2017 13:10:00

Shipping your products to Scandinavia isn't a difficult process with the right provider, but there are still some things that should be avoided. While all four Scandinavian countries are in the European Union or European Free Trade Area, there are still some local laws to pay attention to. By making sure to follow all the applicable customs laws, and with the help of a knowledgeable company such as NTEX, your Scandinavian haulage will be easy. At NTEX we have been working in Scandinavian logistics for decades, and we want to give you a few pointers that will make your business haulage a lot easier. While the Scandinavian logistics situation is evolving in a post-Brexit environment, we still are here to ensure a fast and cost-effective shipping service to your customers.

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Topics: Shipping To Norway, Shipping To Denmark, Shipping To Sweden, ntex

3 Ways To Ensure Reliable Shipping To Norway

Posted by Liam Harrison on 25-Apr-2017 17:00:31

Shipping commercial material from the UK to Norway isn't difficult with the right specialist haulage company. While Norway is a member of the EEC, it isn't a member of the EU. This creates some legal nuances that require special attention for shipments originating in the UK.

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What Import Duty & Taxes Are Due When Transporting To Finland, Denmark, Norway And Sweden?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 19-Apr-2017 17:00:00

Because all Scandinavian countries are a part of the EU/EEA/EFTA free trade zone, there aren't (at the time of writing) import duties or taxes that apply to most items that are shipped for commercial reasons from the UK. In all cases though, you will need to work within the VAT tax recording system, so that taxes are collected on the sale of items if necessary. You will also still need to create detailed shipment manifests, so that the local customs procedures are followed.

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Topics: Shipping To Norway, Shipping To Denmark, Shipping To Sweden, Shipping To Finland

What Is The Cost Of Shipping Products To Norway?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 21-Dec-2016 08:24:00

We are frequently asked how much Norwegian shipping companies charge to move goods to and from Norway. As always, this question depends on the type of product you need to move, what transport methods you use and how quickly you need them to get there. This article is a brief overview of what factors affect what you should expect to pay. For a bespoke quote please get in touch with one of our Scandinavian shipping specialists by calling 01469 571 440.

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Custom Charges When Shipping To Norway

Posted by Liam Harrison on 16-Dec-2016 12:08:23

When shipping to Norway from the UK, are there any custom charges you should be aware of? Fortunately for British businesses, trade tariffs are very simple: in most cases there aren’t any! Norway is not a member of the EU but is part of the European Economic Area. This makes it part of the single market, with no trade tariffs between member states and common tariffs when trading outside the zone. The same rule applies when importing goods from Norway to the UK. In most cases you won’t need to pay any customs or import duties.

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What is The Cost of Shipping To Norway?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 13-Sep-2016 11:55:00


For an Operations Manager looking to ship products to Norway, there are several factors to take into consideration. Some of these costs are universal, such as currency exchange rates, tariffs and customs duties, while others are variable. For instance, you are likely to get a different quote from Norwegian shipping companies than you would from a general haulage provider based in the UK. It will also depend what type of product you are shipping to Norway.

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