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T Ward Shipping Blog
Works of art are often unique, valuable and irreplaceable. Different countries have different laws for the import and export of goods, making the process more complicated. How do you ensure your work of art arrives at its destination legally and in one
The eBay and Amazon success stories have led to a surge in small businesses importing goods for sale in the UK, and opportunistic sellers looking for ways to make money have been getting their hands on anything from textiles to e-cigs, cables and packa
If you are thinking of importing goods for yourself or your business in time for Christmas, now is the time to start thinking about your requirements. Here we discuss some typical LCL and FCL shipping times for importing goods.
The packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTUs) is high on the agenda for the shipping industry, and correctly stowing your freight is absolutely imperative – you might have thought that was obvious, perhaps, but according to The TT Club, a leading p
We recently imported an ice cream machine and Gazebo from China for Michael Notarangelo of Edinburgh start-up Rolly’s Ice Cream. We asked him about his experience.
You’ll probably come across the phrase ‘Incoterms’ while working with shipping, transport and freight forwarding companies, and many people aren’t sure what these terms actually mean, so here’s the t ward Shipping guide to
Freight Forwarding firms have their very own trade association - The British International Freight Association (BIFA) BIFA is there for companies using any type transport to move freight around the world; air, road, rail and sea.
Exporting your goods for the first time can seem daunting but it has never been a better time to explore overseas markets. Here are our tips.
The new government initiative - Exporting is great - is encouraging more businesses to sell their goods globally. Cross border trade intiatives and platforms like amazon and Ebay have opened up international sales for retailers of all sizes.
With the demise of Hanjin causing freight rates to rise, 2017 is a great time to compare your shipping and transport costs to and from the UK.
We recently transported some original artwork for the Biscuit Factory in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
If you’re thinking about selling a commercial vehicle such as a van, tractor or bulldozer, or even considering sending your own car, classic or otherwise, abroad, we know everything you need to know about the regulations and procedures involved.<