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Importers Subsidising Shortfall In The Common User Charge (CUC)

The Common User Charge In our last article we explained the introduction of new controls on High, Medium and Low risk products of animal & plant origin goods entering the UK. We also explained that some products will have a Common User Charge (CUC) applied and sicussed the running costs of Border Control Posts. Already […]

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Simplifying International Freight: The Value Of Expert Customs Brokers

Many businesses offering physical goods or services typically start locally, addressing a specific customer need in their area. If successful, they often progress to a national level, capitalising on a broader client base. While financial resources and operational capacity may be the primary hurdles to national expansion, venturing into the international arena presents additional challenges […]

An aerial view of a bustling port with rows of colourful containers and a docked cargo ship, exemplifying the complex operations where freight forwarding specialists provide essential industry expertise.

Industry Expertise: Why You Need A Freight Forwarding Specialist

For many businesses that sell products direct to customers both nationally and internationally, freight shipping is an absolutely essential part of operations. And yet shipping can often be daunting, throwing up multiple obstacles. Dealing with freight issues, often at distance, sometimes in other languages and when complying with complex bureaucracy, can present a big challenge […]

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The Importance Of Using An International Customs Broker For Your Cargo

In the diverse landscape of modern business, success can take many forms, ranging from flourishing local operations to expansive international ventures. For those looking to broaden their reach, venturing into international markets presents a compelling opportunity to tap into new customer bases, source cost-effective raw materials, and build robust networks.

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How Expert Freight Forwarding Companies Utilise Good Communication

The world of freight logistics can be incredibly complex. The transportation of goods from one location to another may sound straightforward in theory, but often it involves dealing with multiple parties, factors beyond your control and unexpected challenges. All of which means that effective communication is essential for any freight forwarding company looking to create […]

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Navigating Supply Chain Complexity With Expert Food Logistics Forwarders

The global food supply chain is an intricate and complex system, connecting countless producers with millions of consumers across vast distances and international borders. Adding to the complexity is the limited shelf life of transported food and its significance to destination markets. Moreover, adherence to international and national food standards, along with considerations of food […]