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Since using RW Freight Services, I have not had any problems what so ever so they are excellent and will happily use them again. They are a carrier for my imports from Norway.

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Very happy with RW Freight Services they collected my consignment on time.

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I'm am so pleased that I used RW Freight Services with my Export to Norway. At the start of the shipment there was an issue but the team of transport advisers were extra helpful and took me through the process as I was very new to exports. I am very excited to be using them again in the very near future.

Freight Export to Norway
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Falling Oil Prices’ effect on freight

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Falling oil prices, and thus transportation fuel costs, will have different effects on these different modes, according to a report by a major investments bank. The report says that freight carriers generally charge customers fuel surcharges based on lagged recent prices. Carriers like road freight companies tend to have short lags, basing these surcharges on diesel prices from the past week or so, while rail and parcel carriers have longer lags.
The report concludes that falling fuel prices can, in the short term, provide a windfall to those carriers with longer lags, although a prolonged drop in prices would eventually cut into these profits.

It also noted that falling oil prices could indirectly benefit the higher-cost, faster modes of transportation, like air express freight and ground parcel. A big part of why these modes are so expensive is their higher rate of fuel use, so a prolonged drop in fuel prices could reduce the difference in costs between these and slower, cheaper, less fuel-intensive carriers like road freight, trains, and ships. This could lead to greater demand for the faster options, especially because they are more consumer-focused than the production-heavy trains and barges.