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All of the latest global shipping and freight news & articles from the team at Equator Worldwide. 

Steps You Can take to Prevent Cargo Theft

Steps You Can take to Prevent Cargo Theft

Millions of tonnes of cargo are transported around the world every day and, for the most part, it reaches its destination safely and in good condition. Cargo theft, however, is a concern for anyone involved in logistics or who has a product to get from A to B. Here we...

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Top Tips for Pallet Packing

Top Tips for Pallet Packing

It’s not just finding the right freight company to transport your goods across the UK or around that world that matters. How you pack your products yourself can also make a big difference to your bottom line. The last thing you want is for your goods to get damaged...

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The World’s Busiest Ports for International Shipping

The World’s Busiest Ports for International Shipping

The vast majority of the world’s freight is moved not by land or by air but by sea. This is a massive logistical undertaking and is one of the most remarkable aspects of modern-day commerce. Each day, thousands of ships are moving to and fro across the globe to...

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Could These Future Freight Ideas Ever Take Off?

Could These Future Freight Ideas Ever Take Off?

Getting your freight from one location to another is always a big challenge. Whether you’re sending your products by land, sea or air, there lots of complex logistics to take into account. At Equator Worldwide we are at the forefront of the shipping industry and are...

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A Guide to Key Shipping Terms for Global Logistics

A Guide to Key Shipping Terms for Global Logistics

Every day, millions of tonnes of products are transported by land, sea and air around the world. Much of the cargo that comes into the UK does so by sea, which is not surprising considering we are an island. Equator Worldwide are experts in global logistics and...

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The Strangest Things Ever Shipped

The Strangest Things Ever Shipped

Literally, billions of tonnes of product are shipped from one part of the globe to another on a daily basis. Either by air, ship or truck, commerce depends on effective logistics. But what are the strangest things that have ever been put in the post and sent around...

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Getting from A to B with Air Freight

Getting from A to B with Air Freight

If you are considering transporting your goods via air freight in the near future, you might think that it is a fairly easy industry to understand. That, however, is not always the case and it is important to make sure that the approach you choose is suitable for the...

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How to Find a Great Forwarder

How to Find a Great Forwarder

The success of many businesses depends on the third-party relationships it develops to help deliver its services or products. If you need to move goods across country or around the world, one of these vital partners will be your freight forwarder. We live in a global...

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A Quick Overview of How to Pack Freight Shipments

A Quick Overview of How to Pack Freight Shipments

If you are shipping fragile or valuable goods, it pays to make sure that you pack your items properly. Not only will this ensure that your freight arrives safely, but it can save you costs as well if you are transporting large quantities of goods. Here is our quick...

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Top Tips on Shipping Dangerous Goods

Top Tips on Shipping Dangerous Goods

As a global delivery specialist, we know the challenges that come from shipping goods and other freight across the globe. One of the many challenges is the handling of what is classified as dangerous goods and how they are packaged, labelled and handled. Shipping and...

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Succeeding with Shipping in Ecommerce

Succeeding with Shipping in Ecommerce

One of the biggest changes in recent years, and one which shows no sign of slowing, in the way that we shop is the continued growth of online shopping. From platforms like Amazon and Etsy, to supermarket deliveries and the rise of independent sellers attracting a...

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What is International Freight?

What is International Freight?

With the introduction of the internet the world is becoming smaller each and every day and that is great news for those who want to sell their goods all over the world. International freight and international shipping options are now essential for those who want to...

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