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 […]
15th August 2017 Troubled Waters CSCL Jupiter which has the capacity to carry 14,300 TEU ran aground shortly after departing from the port of Antwerp. The Antwerp Port Authority said the grounding resulted in the suspension of all shipping traffic to and from the port causing several delays. The vessel was refloated on Monday night […]
12th June 2017 Container lines suspend Qatar services Freight forwarders and shippers needing to ship cargo to and from Qatar are faced with increasingly limited options as a result of the Saudi Arabia-led moves to block transport, trading and diplomatic links with Doha. Several shipping lines have cancelled their services to and from Qatar […]
9th May 2017 Congestion in China Chinese ports are currently encountering a nasty bout of congestion brought on by a number of coalescing factors. Bad weather, the restructuring of alliance networks, ever bigger ships and shippers’ eagerness to move cargo ahead of planned rate increases have all been mentioned in dispatches as the reasons […]