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Drone delivery service launches in Australia

Oct
25

With the steady development of drone technology for developing countries continuing, a Sydney based firm as recently launched a commercial book delivery service. Australian startup, Flirtey, has unleashed its flock of flying drones on the Sydney public and claims that “commercial drones are going to become as ubiquitous as aeroplanes”. They have partnered with text […]

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Removal company employees reveal their strangest stories

Oct
23

Generally, removal workers are a trustworthy lot – many businesses depend on the integrity and honesty of their staff. Occasionally though, the daily routine of sorting through other people’s possessions turns up a few interesting finds and unusual experiences. Some of those experiences have been shared with us below, and kudos to those who took […]

Tips for moving countries

Oct
21

As if moving house wasn’t already a stressful experience, those of us who choose to seek a new life abroad can face even more difficulties during their home move. Here are some handy tips to bear in mind when moving to the continent. The use of an insured international removals company is a must – […]

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Shipping – The Infographics

Oct
18

To ease your mushy weekend brain into the new week, take a look at these interesting yet easy-on-the-eye infographics containing information on containers, sustainable shipping, and container shipping.        

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Are You Sending Items Aboard That You Shouldn’t?

Oct
15

When it comes to buying a gift or making a purchase online, you rarely think about the possibility that the item that you are sending could be about to breach the mail regulations of various countries across the globe and in the bid to make things easier for you all, we have researched into some […]

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Global airfreight predicted to double over 20 years

Oct
14

The size of the worldwide freighter fleet will nearly double over the next 20 years, according the to the latest Cargo Global Market Forecast published by industry giants Airbus. Their predictions suggest that worldwide airfreight traffic will rise to around 3000 aircraft across the next 20 years, with an average growth of 4.8% each year. […]

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Department for Transport encourages haulage, freight, and similar enterprises to study safety techniques.

Oct
11

With a large proportion of Britain’s supply chain made up of small to medium size enterprises (SMEs), Brake, the road safety charity, is encouraging any organisation working with small businesses to help spread the road safety message, and has the backing of the Department for Transport. Brake wants to achieve this through a series of […]

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Out-of-hours deliveries to roll out across London in the new year.

Oct
9

The London Freight Forum has released details of the latest developments regarding trial schemes for out of hours collections and deliveries in London as part of a wider transport strategy in and around the nation’s capital. The Forum meets biannually and brings representatives from the Freight Transport Association (FTA), Road Haulage Association (RHA), and other […]

Arctica HQ

How’s this for a HQ?!

Oct
7

A lot of shipping companies prefer to be based near the water so they can closer to their operations, but Finnish company Arctia Shipping Ltd has taken that idea to the next level. Designed by K2S Architects, the 950 square meter office proudly floats in the Helsinki harbour. The idea for the building came about […]

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Vans: more than just a vehicle!

Oct
4

A recent report suggests that van drivers are using their vehicles for more than just their daily working requirements. Tradespeople are making the most of their portable working environment, with many using their vans as portable offices, break rooms, entertainment centres, and even bedrooms! The study carried out by Direct Line for Business found that […]