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The import service from Sweden that RW Frieght offer is of a very high standard. The delivery was made very quickly after the goods had arrived in the UK. I received a notification that the goods had arrived and then a call to confirm when the delivery would be made.

Sweden Import Freight
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RW Freight Services are a very efficient company and everything ran very smoothly when they dealt with my exports 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.