Testimonials

RW Freight's staff are extremely professional and polite on every occasion I've spoken to them, and my exports to Norway run smoothly and quickly every time.

Norway Export Shipping
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I have not had any problems when using RW Freight Services for my Swedish exports.

Exporter to Sweden
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Since using RW Freight Services, I have found they are a fantastic carrier. They handle my exports to Slovakia, Italy, Usa, Germany, France, and all the main european countries. I have not had any problems using their services.

European Export Freight
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Natural disasters affect Global Shipping

Flooding in Queensland, Australia has had a huge impact on exports; up to 30 million tonnes of iron ore were unable to be dug out, processed and shipped to China and elsewhere after the mines were flooded. Exports dropped by 8.7 per cent in the three months to March, the biggest quarterly fall in 37 years.

More than 90 per cent of the world’s goods are carried by ocean-going vessels; weather conditions and the boom-bust nature of the shipping sector are crucial factors in global trade. In good years, the shipping industry makes huge profits, but natural disasters in commodity producing countries reduce trading activity accross the world.

Apart from the Australian floods, the Japanese earthquake and tsunami disaster in March also hit the shipping industry.