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

What Is International Logistics?

What Is International Logistics?

A lot of work, technology and processing goes into transporting goods from one part of the world to another. International logistics covers everything from packaging and storing to transportation by sea, land and air and making sure the relevant paperwork is filled...

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An Overview of Sea Freight

An Overview of Sea Freight

Sea freight is still the most cost-effective way for businesses to ship goods abroad. Of course, if you have urgent deliveries, the time taken to sail from one country to another can be prohibitive. It’s important to work closely with your freight forwarding company...

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A Quick History of the Shipping Container

A Quick History of the Shipping Container

As an experienced freight forwarder, we help business in the UK ship items and products across close at home and across the world every day. Most items when sent via ship are sent in shipping containers and it turns out they have quite a history of their own. Freight...

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Are You Considering Using an Outsourced Warehouse in 2021?

Are You Considering Using an Outsourced Warehouse in 2021?

Businesses in all sectors have had a lot to contend with over the last 12 months. Whether it’s adjusting to the ‘new normal’ under Covid lockdown or coming to terms with the regulations following Brexit, there are a lot of challenges. For business owners who import or...

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How Shipping Can Support the Exhibition Industry

How Shipping Can Support the Exhibition Industry

Are you planning your exhibitions for 2021? The logistics of getting all your equipment, banners and branded materials from point A to point B can be quite demanding. Express shipping through a freight forwarding company can not only save you money but time. Freight...

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How Does Freight Forwarding Work?

How Does Freight Forwarding Work?

Billions of tonnes of freight are transported around the world each year. If your business regularly exports to customers abroad, understanding how freight forwarding services work is essential. At the very least you need to understand how freight is transported, the...

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What is the Difference Between Full Truckload and LTL?

What is the Difference Between Full Truckload and LTL?

Companies that ship goods either to Europe or around the world are always looking at ways to not only improve the service they get but minimize their costs. Especially in a Post-Covid world, it’s even more important to keep those transportation costs under control and...

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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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