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Problems and delays continue at The Port of Felixstowe

There continues to be problems and delays at The Port of Felixstowe Hauliers sitting on quay for up to eight hours waiting for their containers to be loaded and vessels diverting to either London Gateway or Southampton are just some of the many issues currently at the Port of Felixstowe. We have also seen vessels arrive in Felixstowe and start their discharge but due to the current system issues, not all containers due to Felixstowe were removed and the vessels…

EUF marks 40 years in the industry

EUF Group are marking their 40th year, as a major force in freight forwarding and logistics, with a fresh brand and the launch of a new website. The website, designed by Suffolk company IJL Web Solutions, includes a new responsive interface for potential clients to learn about the company’s services and an aesthetic redesign to support its new branding efforts. The website aims to bring light to EUF’s service-focused business philosophy and its wide range of growing services. The new…

EUF gains AEO accreditation

UF Group recently achieved AEO (Authorised Economic Operator) accreditation. AEO accreditation is an internationally recognised quality mark indicating that a company’s role in the international supply chain is secure, and that their customs controls and procedures are efficient and compliant. It gives faster access to certain simplified customs procedures and in some cases the right to ‘fast-track’ shipments through some customs and safety and security procedures. To achieve accreditation, we needed to prove proficiency in a variety of practices including;…

Asia-Europe container trade to see more capacity reductions

The traditional seasonal slump in Asia-Europe container freight rates could be avoided this year, as carriers prepare to pull huge amounts of capacity from the trade via void sailings. According to container freight pricing platform Xeneta, carriers will this week reduce capacity by 33% on the westbound Asia-Europe trade, with full capacity reduced next week by 43% capacity,. There will be a further 8% reduction the week after that. “That’s some 200,000 taken out of service,” Xeneta chief executive Patrik Berglund…

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