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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

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

How Are UK Customs Calculated For Imports From Scandinavia?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 08-Jul-2021 13:37:00


For businesses who import goods from Scandinavia, the prospect of calculating import duties and taxes is alarming for many, who are convinced that wading through the regulations will be time-consuming and confusing. While the task is, in fact, not an impossible mountain to climb, working in partnership with an expert shipping and freight forward business, such as NTEX, can simplify the process as you’ll be able to draw upon their experience and knowledge to ensure the right fees are paid.

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Topics: Scandinavia, Shipping

Are UK To EU Shipping Costs Rising Because Of Brexit?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 11-Jun-2021 10:30:00

International shipping costs rose in January and February 2021 across the board, affecting the cost of trade between the UK and the EU. Bloomberg notes that the average for quoted courier rates has increased by a third to half of their previous value between November 2020 and February 2021. Reuters also reports that UK-EU export traffic has fallen by 68% on January 2020 levels.

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Topics: Shipping, brexit

What Is The Cheapest Way To Send Goods To Norway From The UK?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 03-Jun-2021 10:00:00

If you're sending heavy goods business-to-business from anywhere in the UK to Norway, you'll want to optimise your shipping costs. Getting the best value from your Scandinavian shipments is easy - with a little know-how. Here's how to work out the cheapest option for shipping to Norway:

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Topics: Shipping To Norway, Shipping

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