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The Six Rights in Procurement

At a time when international companies are focused on Supply Chain resilience and security the ‘six rights’ of procurement can play an important part.  Procurement is a large part of any business and supply chain disruption can very quickly impact on the procurement operation of any business. What are the six rights? The six rights areContinue reading “The Six Rights in Procurement”

Focus on Airfreight

With many direct and indirect options, airfreight is by far the quickest way to ship goods internationally around the world. There are few locations that cannot be reached quickly and efficiently using its services.

What is a binding tariff?

A binding tariff or binding tariff information (BTI) is a classification decision made by the local customs authority in UK and Europe on the classification of goods. The BTI outlines the commodity code or harmonised standard (HS) number the goods are classified under and the associated duty rate plus any required licenses, quotas or quantitativeContinue reading “What is a binding tariff?”

Which is the best Internationally – Air, Sea, Road or Rail Freight?

Part of being an International Logistics Manager is to ensure your company shipments are transported in the most efficient and the most cost effective way. High freight costs can very quickly erode the profit margin on your goods and, after all, the aim of business is to make a profit. Having the experience to knowContinue reading “Which is the best Internationally – Air, Sea, Road or Rail Freight?”

Are we in Industry 4.0?

There have been considerable shifts in industry throughout history as new technology has been invented and implemented. When new technology is applied on a large it can cause a dramatic change in how all industry works – this creates a new ‘version’ of industry. What is Industry 1.0? 1760-1840 – The Industrial Revolution. The mostContinue reading “Are we in Industry 4.0?”

Shipping Consolidation services

Inefficient shipping can increase your company’s costs and have a big impact on your company’s profit. Using freight consolidation services to streamline your logistics within your supply chain can give you big rewards. What is a consolidation service? A consolidation service combines all your company orders into one shipment for accurate and efficient shipping. ThereContinue reading “Shipping Consolidation services”