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RW Freight Services are a carrier for my imports from Sweden, I couldn't be any happier with their service and they deliver to me on time.

Swedish Import Shipping
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On all my freight exports to Finland RW Freight Services have made the whole procees easy and trouble free.

Finland Export Freight
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It is the first time we have used RW Freight Services and we could not be happier. Everything went very smoothly we will contact them first for our next export.

Sweden Groupage Exporter
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Container volumes weaken

A recently published report on North Europe produced by Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics shows that volumes of container shipping declined in April compared with March.  The report tracks volumes through Le Havre, Zeebrugge, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Bremen and Hamburg, which are estimated to have decreased by 2.1%.

Consumer confidence is falling due to austerity measures and economic uncertainty, which reduces the volume of imports.  Demand is expected to remain weak this year, although not negative – import growth is predicted to reduce to 8.5% this year, a decrease from 12.6% in 2010, but exports are expected to grow at 10.9%, almost the same as 2010.

Against this trend, volumes through the Baltic ports of Russia and Poland are growing dramatically, returning them to the levels of the pre-recession boom.  According to local commentators, the Russian import boom will continue as long as oil prices remain high.