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Why You Can Trust NTEX For Fast And Efficient Transport To Any Location In Scandinavia

Posted by Liam Harrison on 11-Mar-2020 11:40:56

As one of the longest established UK to Scandinavia specialist transport companies, one of the reasons our customers choose us is our experience and extensive knowledge of the local market. With experienced teams in Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and the UK, we provide a comprehensive range of cost-effective options for both express and scheduled transport.

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Topics: Scandinavia, Shipping

Why Are GPS Systems Essential For Shipping Companies?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 27-Dec-2019 11:30:00


The Global Positioning System (GPS) is an extensive satellite network that allows devices with a GPS transceiver to indicate or relay their exact position anywhere on earth (to an accuracy of around three metres). First used by the US military, GPS-linked computers are invaluable in helping drivers when it comes to orientation, pathfinding, route planning, and navigation.

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Topics: Scandinavia, Shipping

The Benefits Of Comprehensive Insurance Cover For International Shipping

Posted by Liam Harrison on 20-Dec-2019 12:00:00

 

If you're shipping a valuable package of any size from the United Kingdom to a customer in Scandinavia, you'll need comprehensive insurance cover. Even with the very best shipping companies, ‘Acts of God,’ breakdowns, accidents, human error, and general catastrophes can result in valuable parcels being lost, damaged, stalled, or destroyed. With longer and more complex shipping routes, more factors need to be insured against to mitigate risk. Comprehensive cover means that the financial cost of your packages can easily be recovered in the event of a disaster.

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Topics: Scandinavia, Shipping

How Will Brexit Affect Scandinavian Transport & Logistics Services?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 01-Aug-2019 12:33:00


Businesses involved in Scandinavian transport on both sides of the North Sea are understandably concerned about the impact of Brexit. Whenever it happens, Brexit will represent the biggest change in economic relations between the UK and the Scandinavian countries for more than 40 years. Furthermore, statements from the UK’s prime minister Boris Johnson that the UK will leave “do or die” on 31st October 2019, and the EU’s intransigence on revising the three times rejected Withdrawal Agreement, make a so-called ‘no deal’ scenario more likely.

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Topics: Scandinavia, Shipping

What are 10 Common Shipping trading Terms?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 16-May-2019 14:55:33

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

Is It Time To Invest In A New Shipping Partner?

Posted by Liam Harrison on 20-Dec-2018 09:20:00

If road, rail, ocean, and air are the global arteries of trade, then shipping carriers are the red blood cells that keep the life-force flowing. It is many years since the idea of doing business with international partners ceased to be the preserve of the exotic few. In today’s landscape, we’re all using shipping partners.

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Topics: Shipping

Six Questions To Ask Yourself When Investing In Freight Insurance

Posted by Liam Harrison on 06-Dec-2018 09:53:00

They’re the headlines that raise the occasional eyebrow. A flotilla of 28,000 rubber ducks, now in their 26th year afloat, whose odyssey was launched by a rogue wave. Cornwall’s Lego Tide, which has entered its third decade. The 2,862 luxury cars at the bottom of the English Channel after the MV Tricolore disaster. The £1 million worth of bespoke engineering parts that looters were allowed to keep after the 2007 Tripoli accident.

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Topics: Shipping

Six Reasons Why You Should Trust NTEX With Your Shipping Requirements

Posted by Liam Harrison on 28-Nov-2018 09:52:00

The people that you trust your cargo to matter. Operations managers already know this. However, that simple term – trust – can be hard to believe. The origin of the word is Scandinavian – an Old Norse root word, and its literal translation is: ‘veracity, integrity, help, confidence, protection, and support’. At NTEX, where we infuse practical infrastructure with Scandinavian customer service philosophy, we embody the full meaning of ‘trust’.

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Topics: Shipping

The Benefits Of Installing GPS Tracking Devices

Posted by Liam Harrison on 21-Nov-2018 09:50:00

GPS. It’s a word that we all know, and a technology that many of us rely upon. Yet, as the strange incident of MH370 reminded us, the journey from A to B can often represent a vast and unchartered territory into the unknown. When delicate and expensive cargo is making the journey from the rolling fields of Wiltshire to the Svalbard tundra, everyone sleeps more peacefully when they can keep an eye on things at the click of a button. That’s why in 2017 we installed GPS tracking in all of our trailers, meaning that both cabs and trailers are now completely monitored.

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Topics: Shipping

6 Ways Hiring (Booking) The Right Scandinavian Logistics Company Can Boost Profit & Reduce Disruption Time

Posted by Liam Harrison on 01-Jun-2018 17:24:27

Want to boost profits? We hope you said “yes.” Any company strives to increase its revenue but only a few take advantage of readily available tools. Timely and safe cargo transportation is the key to flawless business processes. Hiring (Booking) the right Scandinavian logistics company is a huge step toward prosperity.

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Topics: Shipping

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