On 11th June 2018, with no prior warning, the Port of Felixstowe introduced the Next Generation Terminal Management System (nGen), a new terminal operating system (TOS). The system was already in use at twenty-five ports worldwide, however the introduction at Felixstowe went badly wrong and over three months later the position has not been fully […]
Businesses in China will be closed from the 1st October resuming normal working hours on 8th October, this includes our own office in Shanghai, along with our partner offices throughout China. Space on both ocean and air carriers is anticipated to be in high demand prior to the Golden Week shutdown, as suppliers try to […]
Update on the current situation in Osaka, Kobe and Hokkaido (Sapporo and Tomakomai) after Japan is hit by two natural disasters last week. On the 4th September, the strongest typhoon in 25 years hit the Osaka and Kobe area. On the 6th September, a magnitude 6.7 earthquakes occurred in Sapporo and Tomakomai areas. However, seaports […]
On the 4th September, Japan was hit by the strongest typhoon in 20 years. As of today, Osaka and Kobe seaports are still currently closed along with Kansai/Osaka airport. These air and seaports have not yet announced when they will get back to normal operations. However, Tokyo, Yokohama seaports, Narita/Tokyo airport and most other smaller […]
Over the next few weeks and months Anglia Forwarding will be updating our clients and partners on the shape of the UK Customs landscape post BREXIT, but as you may already be aware, matters have still not been finalised with the EU and there is still a long way to go. The UK has until 30 […]
Anglia Forwarding are continuing to face significant problems at the Port of Felixstowe, two months on from the UK’s busiest container port introducing a new terminal operating system (TOS). Although the Port of Felixstowe have said that TOS is now stable, there is still significant problems at the port, with shipping lines cancelling calls, or […]
Paul Snookes (Director) and Alex Jacobs (Airfreight Manager) attended the recent CLN network meeting in Bangkok. Pictured is Paul preparing for his first set of partner meetings.
5th March 2018 Charity Runners On the 4th March, Carol Wraight (Company Secretary) and Colin Dowling (Managing Director) ran and completed the London Marathon Big Half raising money for local charities. Carol completed the Big Half in a time of 2 hours 2 minutes with Colin closely behind at 2 hours 38 minutes.
19th June 2017 Freight challenges highlighted as Brexit talks begin As UK-EU Brexit negotiations finally get underway today, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has repeated its calls for the UK government to prioritise logistics and trade and to “keep an open mind in the talks to ensure freight can continue to move freely throughout Europe”. […]
21st November 2017 French lorry drivers begin week of European disruption Several unions representing French lorry drivers blocked the entrance to the Fréjus road tunnel in France’s Savoie region − a major transit point for HGVs crossing the Alps between France and Italy − earlier today as part of a week of action organised by […]