Testimonials

Everything went according to plan on my recent export to Sweden. I would defintely use RW Freight Services again in the future.

Sweden Export Shipping
79097

You give us all the information we request, deliveries are on time and we know what is coming in. Great service!

Import Client 4491

Excellent delivery service from RW Freight, was always kept up to date from start to finish.

Sweden Full/Part Load Exporter
66037

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BBC box highlights State of Shipping Industry

For the past year a shipping container marked with the BBC logo has been travelling around the world, with the aim of alerting the public to the importance of shipping within the world economy.  The container was operated on a commercial basis, and its progress could be tracked on the BBC website.  When it arrived back in the United Kingdom last week, a media reception gave freight industry commentators the opportunity to explain the threats facing the international shipping industry during a global economic downturn.  Shipping lines have experienced a 15-20% fall in volumes during the year of the Box, whilst revenues may have fallen as much as 25 – 30%. They have responded to the adverse conditions by reducing capacity, adding more ports, and reducing the speed at which ships travel.  This has meant that felxibility, availability and customer service have been reduced.  Many retailers were over-stocked last year, and have been trying to reduce inventories; this may result in a shortage of popular goods for Christmas.  If retailers attempt to re-stock at the last minute, they may have to use air freight, which may mean that this sector benefits from an up-turn in demand towards the end of the year.