Latest News & Articles

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

Are You Planning for Peak Season Freight?

Are You Planning for Peak Season Freight?

While peak seasons can vary depending on your business, making sure that you have all the bases covered when it comes to freight handling is essential. On one level this is about ensuring that you have the resources available so that your products get from A to B...

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Navigating Global Shipping Paperwork Requirements

Navigating Global Shipping Paperwork Requirements

Everyday millions of tonnes of freight are shipped around the world. All these consignments, whether going by road, sea, or air, have one thing in common. They require paperwork. Here we take a closer look at the different types of paperwork involved in transporting...

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Post-Covid Resolutions for Your Retail Business

Post-Covid Resolutions for Your Retail Business

The lockdown has caused huge problems for retail businesses across the UK. With restrictions now starting to be lifted, many companies are tentatively trying to tick all the safety boxes so that they can open and begin to trade again. While the pandemic has its...

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How to Save Costs When Shipping from China

How to Save Costs When Shipping from China

Shipping goods from one country to another can come at a significant cost. If your business regularly deals with companies in China and needs to move goods from there to the UK, it can be extremely expensive if you don’t have a shipping plan. There are several ways...

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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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