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

Storage Can Help Your Homegrown Business Grow Faster

Storage Can Help Your Homegrown Business Grow Faster

More and more of us are taking the plunge and starting a business from home. The thought of being your own boss gathered momentum during the pandemic and seems to be increasing. Many businesses have been successful and are now looking to expand. But how do you upscale...

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A Quick History of Air Freight

A Quick History of Air Freight

While it is generally more expensive than other methods because of the logistics, sending goods by air freight is a great option if you have a tight deadline or your cargo is highly valuable or doesn’t weigh much. We’ve been shipping goods by sea and land since...

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Top 5 Signs Your Company Needs a Freight Forwarder

Top 5 Signs Your Company Needs a Freight Forwarder

Importing and exporting goods can take a lot of work even for smaller businesses, especially if they are low on resources. While it can often be cheaper to handle things yourself, using the services of an experienced freight forwarder can, in the long run, save you...

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A Business Overview of Air Freight

A Business Overview of Air Freight

Importing and exporting goods to and from other countries can be an expensive business and choosing the most efficient options is critical. Air freight remains the costliest choice for businesses but is beneficial if you are transporting a high-value item or need to...

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Things to Consider for E-Commerce Stores

Things to Consider for E-Commerce Stores

E-commerce is the way many, if not most retailers no operate, even if they also have bricks and mortar stores so it is essential that these businesses have a great partner like Equator Worldwide to support their shipping needs. Both stock coming into their stores and...

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The Benefits of a Courier Service

The Benefits of a Courier Service

When businesses are delivering something urgently, they generally have the choice between posting it or using a courier service. Many believe that the two are the same, but some big differences mean a courier is by far the best option for most organisations. Here we...

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The Different Types of Shipping Container for General Cargo

The Different Types of Shipping Container for General Cargo

Moving items around the world can be simple when you have the support of a great freight forwarder like Equator Worldwide. One of the many things you will need to consider when you are shipping freight and cargo around the world is the size and type of shipping...

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Tips on Managing Disruptions to Your Supply Chain

Tips on Managing Disruptions to Your Supply Chain

Whether it’s down to Brexit, the pandemic or the shortage of delivery drivers, many businesses are encountering supply chain disruptions at the moment and is having a huge impact on their profitability. Even without these extreme circumstances, disruption challenges...

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What is Palletising in Logistics?

What is Palletising in Logistics?

If you are transporting goods either by sea, land or air, then chances are you will use pallets on which to store them. How you pack your goods using these simple but effective tools is critical for several reasons, not least because it can reduce the overall cost of...

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An Overview of Different Types of Business Mail

An Overview of Different Types of Business Mail

Business mail has always been important, but with the advent of Covid more and more of the business world is happening online which means that mail is actually on the up as items, projects, paperwork, and gifts have to be shipped rather than being picked up by...

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