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RW Freight Services carry my exports to Norway and I am very happy using them. They are very responsive to my emails which no other company has done before.

Norway Export Shipping
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RW Freight recently moved an export to South Dakota in the USA for us. The service was very reliable and we had full confidence from start to finish that there would be no problems which was certainly adhered to by RW Freight.

Export Freight to South Dakota USA
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Your export freight service to Sweden - 'excellent for everything'

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Archive for 'Freight forwarders'


Road Freight rates decline in India

Freight rates within India for a nine-tonne pay load section to certain southern Indian destinations are falling in Delhi because there are too many trucks in the market and not enough cargo movements. Freight forwarding companies said that an abundance ...Read More

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Freight Forwarders Will Continue to Face Big Challenges

The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for United Kingdom (UK) freight forwarders, says that 2016 will see its members continuing to face numerous challenges. Some of them will be caused by legislative changes and government policy rather ...Read More

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Freight Association welcomes clarity

A major freight carrying international airline has decided to quote all-inclusive freight rates. This will replace the current system where there are separate charges for weight/volume, plus fuel and security surcharges. The Director General of the British International Freight Association ...Read More

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10 freight forwarders fined

A cartel of freight forwarders shipping cargo from Japan to Singapore have been fined over $7 million for price fixing. The Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) said in a statement that eleven companies were fixing prices, and exchanging price and ...Read More

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Freight Forwarders Vietnam Fears

Freight Forwarders believe import and export demand to and from Vietnam may be affected for an extended period after many of the country’s key industrial parks closed.  A dispute with China over maritime rights escalated into violent anti-China protests earlier ...Read More

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Freight Awards Event

The Global Freight Awards event in November raised more than  £2700 for Transaid, the transport charity which helps with logistics and transport in developing countries.  Companies from all sectors of the freight, shipping and logistics industries competed in various categories ...Read More

Alberta Airport consults freight industry

When Alberta airport wanted to find out what exporting challenges the city face, it asked the International Freight forwarders Association, Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters and the Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters.  There was also a series of focus groups ...Read More

Edmonton Expanding for Cargo

Edmonton Airport in Alberta, Canada is investing in a Cargo Village to act as a catalyst for the economic prosperity of the region.  The Village included place for Customs, freight forwarders, air carriers, logistics and warehousing, and already has some ...Read More

Freight Forwarders Forum

The annual event will take place in Antwerp on 28 November 2013; it is an opportunity for policymakers, politicians, and the industry to discuss EU initiatives which affect the logistics sector in Europe.

Brazil Changes Import Procedures

Customs Procedures for imports into Brazil were changed in May 2013, amending regulations which had been in place since 2006. It is no longer a requirement to present the original bill of lading or freight bill of lading, in order ...Read More

Call for Container Packing Improvement

A major insurance supplier to the freight industry has called for improved container packing standards.  They say that higher levels of training are needed to maintain and improve the expertise of those employed by shippers, consolidators, freight forwarders, warehouses and ...Read More

Freight Forwarders Conference

The Sino-European Freight Forwarders Conference will take place in Barcelona in June. During the four days many meetings will take place between freight forwarders and potential clients, hopefully resulting in new deals. The event is sponsored by the Port of ...Read More

Global Freight Awards

The date of the annual Freight Awards ceremony for 2013 has just been announced. ON 20 November, entrants will compete for prizes such as 'Young Freight Forwarder of the Year', Customer Care Award and 'Large Freight Forwarder of the Year'.

Freight Forwarders report growth

According to the latest Danske Bank European Freight Forwarding Index, European Freight Forwarders are reporting improving volumes and expect this to continue over the next two months.  The highest expectations for volume growth are in Sweden, with the UK next ...Read More

Freight Association Budget wishes

The British International Freight Association wanted to see positive announcements on transport infrastructure spending, fuel duty and business tax reform. The Director General wanted to see certainty on fuel policies, treating freight forwarders as essential users entitled to a rebate. ...Read More

Logistics Conference

Once again the British International Freight Association hosted an awards ceremony designed to highlight the skills within the industry.  Awards were given for categories ranging from Project Forwarding to 'Young Freight forwarder of the Year.'  There was also a discretionary ...Read More

Record volumes for Saudi air freight

Saudi Airlines cargo division has had a very successful year, recording increased volumes of freight for both October and November . The main reason for this was the increase in exports from Europe, East Africa and the United Arab Emirates.

Ghana Freight Forwarder drugs bust

Last month HMRC found 1.5 tonnes of compressed cannabis in tape-wrappred packages within boxes of vegetables which were exported from Accra.  The mastermind behind the smuggling operation has been arrested in Ghana, but his accomplice, a freight forwarder, managed to ...Read More

USA Exports to Surge

The USA is becoming one of the lowest-cost producters in the developed world, which means - according to some commentators - that exports are set to increase.  It is expected that by 2015 the USA will have an export cost ...Read More

Low Carbon Freight Dividend

The Haven Gateway in the East of England is offering a dividend of up to 50% to freight forwarders who shift their containers from road to rail. Low Carbon Freight Dividend was explained to participants in the EU Sustainable Energy ...Read More

Freight Forwarders to beware of counterfeit

The British International Freight Association has issued a warning to freight forwarders to be wary of counterfeit goods, especially those which may infringe intellectual property rights.  There has been an eighteen fold increase in the quantity of suspected goods being ...Read More

Volatile Freight Rates alarm businesses

The volatility of freight rates from Asia to the West have been intimidating businesses as they try to predict how much their import shipping will cost.  This has been causing difficulties in the relationships between freight forwarders and importers, some ...Read More

Freight Rates Falling

Although shipping lines have been attempting to increase freight rates from Asia to Europe from 1 August, it seems that their attempts have failed.  The Shanghai Shipping Exchange has a panel of  Chinese freight forwarders, who reported that the average ...Read More

Freight Forwarders Meet in South Africa

Johannesburg hosted the Field Meeting of The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Association's Region Africa and Middle East (RAME) on  25th and 26th of June 2012 .  The Federation now represents 40,000 logistics companies with 10 million employees globally. This year’s ...Read More

Foreign Firms dominate Vietnam freight

Since Vietnam opened its borders to foreign freight companies in January this year, local companies have found it more difficult to compete, especially in the international market. Many global  freight & forwarding were already present in Vietnam, operating as joint ...Read More

BIFA Freight Service Awards

In a couple of months entries will be invited for the 2012 BIFA Freight Service Awards; provisional categories for entries include air freight, European logistics, Project forwarding, and Young Freight Forwarder of the Year.  Deadline for sending in submissions will ...Read More

New Freight Forwarding Index

A new index published for the first time this week, suggests that forwarders expect ocean and air cargo to increase in volumes over the net six months.The Stifel Nicolaus Logistics Confidence Index asked members of the ocean and air freight ...Read More

Air Freight companies fined

Several large air freight companies have been fined by the EU for price-fixing. Fourteen freight forwarders were fined a total of 169 million for operating an air freight cartel on several routes. The investigation centred on freight forwarding services from ...Read More

Logistics:moving the world

FIATA, the international organisation representing freight forwarders throughout the world, is holding its annual conference this year in Los Angeles.  Billed as the 'premier event for the international freight forwarding community' the conference will take place in California in the ...Read More

Multimodal Logistics Fair

The fifth year of Multimodal will take place in Birmingham from 1 to 3 May. There will be a wide spectrum of exhibitors from 3PL Logistics providers and freight forwarders to international hauliers and rail service providers. The British International ...Read More

Freight Organisation welcomes investment

The British International Freight Association, which represents freight forwarders in the UK, has welcomed the Chancellor's plans to fund road widening schemes. Investment in infrastructure is considered vital to improve key trade routes for the freight industry, where delays are ...Read More

Freight Project Mars

Last week a project freight forwarder was responsible for shipping to Cape Canaveral major parts needed for a rover mission to Mars. NASA' s most ambitious rover mission yet took off on 26th November, after the parts for the Atlas ...Read More

Freight Service Awards Ceremony

The 23rd awards ceremony organised by the British International Freight Association will be held on Thursday 19 January in London. Industry members have been competing for prizes in various categories, including Project Forwarding, Supply Chain management and Air Freight.  The ...Read More

International Freight Forwarders day

This annual international forum for professionals in the transport, freight forwarding an logistics industry will be held in Odessa.  The day commemorates the foundation of FIATA - the international body which represents freight forwarders - and will be devoted to ...Read More

Japanese Freight Forwarders fined

The US department of Justice has succeeded in its prosecution of six Japanese freight forwarders, all of whom pleaded guilty to price fixing.  This means that a total of 13 freight forwarding companies from around the world have now pleaded ...Read More

Freight Organisation supports Fair Fuel

The British International Freight Association, which repesents most freight forwarders in the UK, is putting its support behind the Fair Fuel campaign, as government plans for duty increases in 2012 are still set to to ahead.  According to BIFA's calculations, ...Read More

Freight Conference in Hamburg

Intermodal Europe, featuring a free to attend conference and exhibition, is returning to Hamburg on 29 November – 2 December 2011.  It is expected to attract key decision makers from some of the world's leading shipping lines, cargo owners, freight forwarders ...Read More

Freight Transport Congress Bremen

Starting tomorrow, the Breakbulk Africa Transport Congress covers a variety of topics. How China is investing in Africa, infrastructure and port development, bulk transport  bottlenecks and the challenges of doing business in Africa will all be covered.  The event will ...Read More

Project Forwarding course for Freight Forwarders

The Breakbulk Americas freight event in New Orleans this month offered a two day training course for Project Cargo Management.  The course which is accredited by ISO was designed to prepare participants for the pitfalls and pinch points that can ...Read More

International Freight Conference in Pakistan

An International Conference and Exhibition on Logistics and Supply Chain Management is planned for 1 November at Hotel Lahore.  It is being jointly organised by Pakistan International Freight Forwarders Association, Air Cargo Agents Association of Pakistan and the Publicity Channel. The ...Read More

Freight Forwarders admit price-fixing

The USA Government, which is carrying out a major investigation into anti-trust trading in the freight forwarding industry, said last week that six Japanese companies have agreed to plead guilty.  The firms admitted that they had fixed certain fees for ...Read More

Autumn Freight Prospects

Danske Bank regularly publishes a Freight Forwarding Index, which reports the results of a survey of freight forwarders.  Volumes of freight seems to be contracting in July and August, compared with the previous two months, and the air sector is ...Read More

Logistics Event

Totally Logistics North will take place at Doncaster Racecourse on 28 and 29 September.  As well as an exhibition hall, featuring stands with handling companies, computer suppliers, freight forwarders, specialist software and shipping companies, there will be a schedule of ...Read More

Container shipping rates tumble

Having announced last week that they would impose a freight increase on the Asia Europe route in August, shipping lines have revealed that spot rates have fallen on average.  The Shanghai Containerised Freight Index showed that rates declined from 809 ...Read More

Shipping lines reduce services

Low utilisation rates have forced shipping lines to reduce capacity on the Asia to Europe routes in an effort to cut costs.  Freight rates have been steadily declining on the route, and shipping lines are hoping to push up rates ...Read More

Shipping lines ignore small importers

A shipping industry analyst recently carried out an experiment, to find out how interested shipping lines are in providing a service to small importers.  The company asked for quotes for 40 ft containers carrying garden equipment from Asia to Europe. ...Read More