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Shipping line to quit China Europe route

The forecast slowdown in trade demand in 2019 and more new container ships due on the Asian trade, has already seen increased use of slow steaming, ship idling, blank sailings, and exhaust scrubbers to absorb additional capacity, and it is now announced that APL, will exit the Asia-Europe trade altogether.

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Access a market, that’s bigger than Europe

Norman Global Logistics have been operating sea and air freight services to and from Mexico for over 10 years, with our local partner macargo and are gearing up for further growth as Brexit nears.

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Is short-sea the ‘Dover solution

Short-sea European services and container ports across the UK have enough capacity to handle over 20% of Dover’s trailer volumes, avoiding post-Brexit congestion at the ferry port and potentially slashing costs by up to 50%…….but is it that simple……..

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You can now follow us on Facebook

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Norman global Logistics Facebook Page, to share breaking news and expand our global network of customers, followers, carriers and vendors.

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Rail strike threat to European freight

The UK’s biggest rail freight carrier is attempting to avert a strike, that could potentially mean even more transport problems as we prepare to leave the European Union.

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Preparing for a no-deal Brexit

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has advised Norman Global Logistics, and other BIFA members, to prepare our customers and shippers for a disorderly British departure from the EU on 29 March, until further clarity is obtained.

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nQuote gives you the power

We believe that shipping should be simple, which is why Norman Global Logistics is creating visibility, supply chain and online freight quote tools that put the power in your hands, starting with nQuote.

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WCA Singapore

Our Asia team attended a very successful WCA conference in Singapore earlier this month, to network with partners across the region, gain industry insights and showcase our latest technology products.

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The world’s busiest ports

The World Economic Forum estimate that 90% of world trade moves by sea, and as global trade continue to increase, the busiest ports continue to grow, with 9 of the top 20 in China – and NGL freight centres at five!

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Brexit customs planning summary

The following is a compilation of the Brexit checklist shared with Norman Global Logistics clients last week and is intended to provide a summary of the most important actions and issues you need to know in the run up to a potential no-deal Brexit.

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