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

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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Shipping Considerations for E-Commerce Stores

Shipping Considerations for E-Commerce Stores

It’s never been easier to set up an e-commerce store, not only here in the UK but anywhere in the world. Like any online or brick and mortar retail outlet, however, one of the biggest challenges comes with delivery. Here we look at the important elements that...

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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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