Demand For Shipping Space From China Has Increased

Following on from our previous blog post regarding congestion at UK ports and Felixstowe in particular, we are now seeing an increase in demand from China for shipping line space.

Container Shipping Capacity In 2020

Throughout 2020 there have been cuts to container shipping capacity worldwide and from China in particular as shipping lines match supply to demand. Although demand has increased recently, it is neither easy nor straightforward for shipping lines to add additional ships,

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Supply chain review from importing by air from China

Air Freight From China Challenge

The Challenge was to simplify a customers’ supply chain that had grown without any focus on the planning of how orders are sent from China.

We find this often happens with companies that set up and then have rapidly expanded.

The company’s initial emphasis is quite rightly on sales and growing the business. It’s only when the growth curve settles a little and the business matures do minds turn to procedures and processes needed to make a business more efficient to facilitate the next phase of growth.

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Air Freight Forwarding Experts

How Much Does Air Freight Cost?

We are often asked “how much does Air Freight cost?”. The answer may surprise you, as small commercial shipments can work out cheaper on Air Freight Charges than Sea Freight. The reason for this is that Sea Freight has a minimum charge charge of 1 tonne, whereas Air
Freight minimum charges are typically 20 kilos.

What Is The Chargeable Weight For Air Freight?

You may ask “What Is The Chargeable Weight For Air Freight?”

Air Freight into Manchester

International Logistics Firm Expands Team

Mark Fearnley joins international logistics specialist, K&L Freight, to lead the Cheshire-based company’s new business team. 

As new business manager, he will manage a variety of high-profile accounts and continue to increase the number of clients seeking international sea freight and air freight shipping services.

“We’re delighted that Mark has chosen to continue his career at K&L Freight,” says Director, Chris Wood. “His knowledge and expertise in the international logistics industry will allow us to continue to expand the range of import export services available to our clients.”

Mark was most recently a branch manager with respected international shipping firm,

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