CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) UPDATE

The COVID-19 situation continues to evolve rapidly, impacting global supply chains and the people delivering and depending on them. The situation is fluid, changing rapidly and is requiring fast, significant, thoughtful and diligent responses on a scale that has not been experienced for some time, if ever. As an international freight management provider we are committed […]

Italy – COVID 19

Latest update – 10th March 2020 Following today’s announcement from the Italian Government that they have placed the whole of Italy in “Lockdown” until 3rd April, we can advise that this does not hinder residents travelling to or from their place of work so long as they are not affected or have symptoms of the […]

Coronavirus Situational Update

Overview of Coronavirus Latest update – 5th March 2020  The top international story over recent weeks, has been the increasing spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) with a significant impact on global tourism, it is inevitable that there is now a very real effect on the supply chain.  China accounts for 16.5% of world GDP and is […]

Coronavirus Update

Following our last update the coronavirus continues to spread further within China and around the globe as cases are now reported in 24 countries. Below WHO chart showing the worldwide spread: http://who.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/c88e37cfc43b4ed3baf977d77e4a0667 WHO also stated that, while its current alerts are not intended to limit trade with China, it is expected that these will cause further restrictions […]

With the world renowned Incoterms changing from 1 January 2020, we cover everything you need to know in order to keep up to date and prepare for the coming year in logistics.

But first, here is a brief overview of what Incoterms are and why they are important. What are Incoterms? Incoterms are international rules of trade for the sale of goods set out by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). ‘Incoterms’ is an acronym which stands for International Commercial Terms. They hold a set of specific […]

Well Done Carol!

Carol Wraight, Group HRBP recently attended her graduation after successfully completing a CIPD Level 5 qualification.  The CIPD qualification supports Carol’s development within the company to achieve success and understanding in areas such as reward, employment relations and employment law.  After speaking with Carol she expressed she was proud of this achievement as it recognised […]

What do you need to know about Low Sulphur IMO 2020 regulation?

About 90% of global trade moves in approximately 51,000 ships composing the world fleet. In the meantime, the insatiable demand for the fuel that drives maritime global trade is estimated at 2.1 billion barrels (88.2 billion gallons) annually, or 244 million gallons per day. The noxious emissions largely sulphur oxides, as well as nitrous oxides and particulate matter, […]