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RW Freight's import service from Italy was fast, efficent and I couldn't have asked for more! Will be looking to use RW Freight more frequently as our business expands.

Italy Freight Importer
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Very good service provided by R W Freight for our exports to Norway. Always kept up to date if anything changes.

Norway Export Freight
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I wanted to call you to say a big thank you! This is the first import consignment we have done via R W Freight from Oskarshamn in Sweden and I have to say that it was a really urgent situation for us and you collected and delivered our cargo in double quick time! Everything went absolutely to plan and like clockwork! I was kept fully informed of the status of my shipment from time of booking right upto delivery! It's makes a change to compliment a forwarder on the fantastic service they provide! We will be opening a new a warehouse towards the end of this year and will have much larger shipments which we will be sending via your services. Thankyou! Chris

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S.Korea exempt from US heavy tariffs on steel imports

South Korea earned an exemption from the U.S. heavy tariffs on steel imports, in a deal to revise their free trade agreement. Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong told a press briefing that the U.S. side agreed to exempt South Korea from ...Read More

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Japan wants to be excluded from US import curb

The steel industry in Japan wants the country to be excluded from any U.S. import restrictions, as steel from Japan poses no threat to the U.S. national security, the head of the steel federation said. The industry said last week ...Read More

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USA Wine exports hit near record levels

Despite two significant challenges, U.S. A wine exports in 2014 hit near-record levels in volume and dollar value.  These are important benchmarks since 90 percent of all exports come from California, according to the San Francisco-based Wine Institute. Exports reached ...Read More

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USA Pork Exports Increase Dramatically

Pork exports have increased dramatically since the 1990s and currently account for over 20 per cent of total domestic production in the USA. The US is by far a net meat protein exporter and as such, it is in the ...Read More

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Rail Freight worth a decade of growth in Washington

Washington state residents in the USA can thank rail freight for insulating the state during the recent recession. Rail freight contributes $28.5 billion to Washington's economy each year, the same as a full decade of economic growth, according to a ...Read More

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USA Onion exports suffer

The huge crop of onions in Europe has created a glut of product available for export. The continent's onion shippers have found markets for their products in the Caribbean and South America; this has squeezed out American onion exports there. ...Read More

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Senators Want to modernise Rail Freight Regulation

Amid complaints of poor service and excessive rates, two US senators have introduced a bill to overhaul federal regulation of the nation’s freight railroad network. The Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2014 is aimed at helping shippers cut through ...Read More

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USA rail freight delays

Senators and shippers complained yesterday that widespread delays in freight rail shipments are harming a wide array of industries and driving some companies out of business.They expressed doubt that the railway companies are doing all they can to fix the ...Read More

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Small USA firm exports to Africa

The Obama administration is this week encouraging U. S. companies to boost investment and exports and imports with Africa. One small business is already was embracing the challenge. Hann Powerboats, of Sarasota Fla., recently changed from making fishing and patrol ...Read More

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LNG may increase as freight locomotive fuel in USA

According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), an increase in domestic natural gas production and lower natural gas prices compared with crude oil prices could result in significant cost saving by using LNG as a fuel source. For this ...Read More

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US craft brewers export beer around the world

Small independent U.S. craft brewers are exporting all over the world, from Sweden to Japan. The tables in the global beer garden have turned: An industry which started in the U.S.A three decades ago by emulating styles brewed in other ...Read More

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Fruity imports to U.SA. Grow

Imports of fruit to the USA will account for about half of total per capita fruit and nut use by 2023.   Imports of vegetables will make up 25% of per capita vegetable use. Those new projections from the USA's ...Read More

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U.S.A Bill would fund freight projects via new shipping fee

A Bill has been introduced to the USA Senate proposing funding for freight project. The Act, if passed, would provide for competitive grants for projects designed to increase the efficiency and capacity of the national freight mobility network in America. ...Read More

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Freeze Hits Road and Air Freight Services in USA

In early January freight movement in some parts of America slowed to a standstill as the effect of the so called ‘Polar Vortex’ has been felt in areas unused to such extreme conditions. Thousands of flights were cancelled and roads ...Read More

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More US cars Shipping to China

Exports of cars from the USA to Saudi Arabia and China are increasing revenue for shipping vessel operators. The U.S.A exported a record 1.8 million cars and light trucks last year. Exports rose another 8.9 percent in the first 10 ...Read More

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USA Freight Index Shows Strength

In the USA Spot market freight availability remained strong in November., according to the DAT North American Freight Index. Freight availability continued to outpace levels seen in recent years for a fifth consecutive month. Cargo volumes usually decline during this ...Read More

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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

New Freight Bill for US

Last month President Obama signed a new transportation bill, which established a national freight policy and called for the creation of a National Freight Strategic Plan.  A Freight Policy Council will implement the key freight provisions of the legislation. The ...Read More

Freight Train Derails in Chicago

A freight train carrying coal de-railed in the suburbs of Chicago last week as the bridge over which it was running collapsed.  No one was hurt, but the authorities are investigating the causes of the derailment. Teams were checking out ...Read More

Freight theft bugs USA

Theft from freight vehicles in the USA is a major problem. It is becoming worse as the economy declines - the overall number of stolen freight shipment increased by 8.3% last year.  One company has managed to reverse the trend ...Read More

Universal Freight Shuttle for Mexico

A cross border freight shuttle planned for cargo between Mexico and the USA is planned to overcome the problem of maintaining security when crossing the border. The idea is to develop a Universal Freight Shuttle to carry the wagons from ...Read More

US freight blockaded

Ports on the West Coast of the USA came to a halt earlier in the week as Occupy Wall Street protesters blocked freight trucks at ports.  Freight and logistics terminals in Oakland, California, Portland, Oregon and Longview Washington had operations ...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

Simpler Imports for US air freight

The Customs authority in the USA has announced a pilot plan for simplifying air freight imports. During the pilot scheme, the importer or broker will provide 13 data items and 3 optional data items, instead of the 27 currently required. The ...Read More

China Exports Slow

With demand from the European Union and the USA slowing in September, China is expecting the export sector to face difficult times in the months ahead.  Imports of processing materials remained slow in September. China engages a lot in the ...Read More

Freight Rates on the rise

Freight rates for containers between the USA West Coast and China are rising, according to the Shanghai Containerised Freight Index. This could be a reaction to reduced capacity on the route, as shipping lines remove vessels in response to lower ...Read More

US Freight Shipments up in September

The Cass Freight index report shows that volumes increased 5% in September and were 7.5% higher than in 2010. Although all modes reported volume gains during the month, they were not expected to continue to expand at this level – ...Read More

Freight Performance USA

New technology is allowing the Federal Highway Administration to measure truck speed at any given place and time on key freight routes. Data is collected from 250 different locations in the USA. The most recent data shows that congestion increased ...Read More

US Freight Ships to be protected

The US government is considering a Piracy Suppression Act, which has been approved by the Transportation Committee.  The Act is designed to protect equipment, freight or commodities being shipped on behalf of the government.  Vessels carrying government cargo will be ...Read More

Freight efficiency USA

President Obama has introduced a Jobs Act to Congress designed to stimulate jobs growth with a focus on freight.  Roads, railways, airports and sea ports will receive a huge investment, as the transport infrastructure is 'failing.' $27 billion of the ...Read More

Growth slow-down for freight

The International Transport Forum is an intergovernmental strategic think tank for transport policy with 52 member countries. Their latest data indicate a marked macroeconomic slowdown, noting that freight by sea in the EU and the USA stabilised below pre-crisis levels, while ...Read More

USA freight thefts

Criminals in the USA are stealing the identities of legitimate business to help them steal cargo, according to a crime analytics unit.  They can also set up false businesses which appear to be genuine so they can access freight companies' ...Read More

Record Exports from Scotland

Food exports from Scotland passed £1bn last year according to figures from HM Revenue and Customs.  Sales of salmon and potatoes were particularly strong, while nearly two thirds of food sales came from fish and shellfish, which increased by 12% ...Read More

China to increase US imports

The President of the American Soybean Association has announced that exports to China are expected to rise by 5 % more than last year.  It is hope that this will promote relations between China and the USA and help to ...Read More

USA Imports set to increase

The US National Retail Federation has commissioned a report showing that imports are expected to remain at about the same level as last year in July, with increases beginning again later in the summer.  Consumer spending has slowed down due ...Read More