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RW Freight Services is a very fast working company. The information that I required was given to me straight away. Overall a very good service when handling our exports to the United States.

United states LCL Exporter
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We rate RW Freight excellent for everything when handling our Swedish imports.

Sweden Groupage Importer
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R W Freight are a very good Freight Forwarder to deal with. Everything goes according to plan with our Imports from Malayisa. We are kept up to date regarding ETA for our shipments and any information we require. Will happily use again.

Malaysia Import Shipping
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SOLAS is the short-hand for the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea.

It is an international maritime treaty which requires countries to ensure that ships flagged by them comply with minimum safety standards in construction, equipment and operation.

The up to date version is maintained by the International Maritime Organisation.

Under SOLAS VI regulations effective from 1st July 2016 every shipping container will be required to have a VGM – Verified Gross Mass, which is made up of the weight of all the cargo and packaging in the container, plus the weight of the container itself.

The MCA – Maritime Coastguard Agency administer method 2 approval applications to verify VGM as a ‘Verified Weigher’

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USA fruit exports challenged by shipping difficulties

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Container Shipping shortage for USA

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