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May 10, 2024 Paul Kelly 1 comment
The forwarding performance gap

Over the last decade, the UK’s largest freight forwarders recorded a combined growth by sales of 67.5%, representing an average growth rate which is more than twenty times that of small forwarders. (Source: Plimsoll)

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Aug 26, 2021 Paul Kelly 0 comments
What Price Sea freight after 2021?

Experts from our client, Noatum Logistics, will join the The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport for a unique sea freight event, on the 9th September, which will consider the most perplexing issue facing UK importers of all sizes: What Price Sea freight after 2021? With the cost of shipping shipping rising to the highest […]

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Dec 29, 2020 Paul Kelly 0 comments
New site and positioning for Global Forwarding

Engaged to overhaul the web presence of this unassuming freight forwarder – a true hidden gem of capacity and capability – Actualis seized the opportunity to be bold and showcase Global’s many USPs, positioning them as BIG and ‘boutique’. We end 2020 with a look at the new web site created for our friends at […]

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Dec 23, 2020 Paul Kelly 0 comments
2020 has been an interesting year

In the course of 2020, a year which will go down in history as one of the most challenging in decades, we produced close to 300 news articles to keep Metro’s customers aware of the news and seismic events impacting their supply chains. We sent 70 email news bulletins to share the 300 stories, with […]

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Running coronavirus supply chains

Despite the continuing lockdowns in the UK and overseas, blanked voyages and grounded aircraft, Actualis clients are running coronavirus supply chains; planning, uplifting and transporting medical, PPE and non-essential cargo by air and sea.

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Coronavirus freight developments

While Asia-Europe container shipping lines are reducing capacity by idling vessels from May as volumes deteriorate with the collapse in demand, air freight rates have reached their highest ever levels, making Sea/Air solutions even more attractive for time-sensitive shipments, in the latest coronavirus freight developments.

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Apr 15, 2020 Paul Kelly 0 comments
European road to Coronavirus recovery

The European Commission has announced a Joint European road to Coronavirus recovery, a plan aimed at leading the region back from the containment measures imposed on its member countries.

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Calming customers in the Coronavirus crisis

This article was first published in The Voice of the Independent and The Loadstar (Link below): Every business is vulnerable in this Coronavirus crisis. The days of burying your head in the sand and waiting for the storm to blow over are gone.

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Mar 23, 2020 Paul Kelly 0 comments
Get ready to spread the news

As the government debate stronger ‘lockdown’ measures and MPs debate emergency laws designed to combat Covid-19, we consider one of the most complex crises to face us in generations and how to prepare positively for what is yet to come.

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Feb 24, 2020 Paul Kelly 0 comments
Incoterms 2020 infographic now available in Chinese

The Incoterms 2020 infographic produced for the TT Club, in collaboration with BIFA, CILT, CIPS and global law firm HFW, is now available in Chinese.

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