Category Archives: Sea Freight

Year of the Black Snake- Chinese New Year 2013

We would like to wish our Far East agents and exporters a happy prosperous new year as 2013 welcomes the year of the Black Snake. We hope you enjoy your celebrations! Chinese New Year also known as the Spring Festival is a significant annual celebration marking the start of the New Year according to the Chinese lunisolar calendar, and always falls in the months
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Christmas Business Ho-ho-ours!

Believe it or not, it is that time of year again! We would like to say a great big “thank you!” to all our customers, suppliers and agents who have supported us throughout 2012. We will be closed on Christmas day, Boxing day and New years day, and we will be open as usual in-between the festive season to assist you with your imports and exports.
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Sandy update – Port of New York and New Jersey

The Port of New York and New Jersey is still without electrical power in the aftermath of Super storm Sandy with the Port Authority underlining that there is “no time frame for repair.” Facilities have been closed since midnight on 28 October. A Port Authority source said channels were closed, roads covered with debris, traffic signals out of service, rail track compromised and fencing
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How to Calculate Duty rates, taxes and VAT on your imports.

After receiving our great rates for your import whether via sea, air or courier, you proceed to make a booking with us, happy in the knowledge that your overheads are low and your profit margins are looking good…We remind you to take into account the friendly Tax Man who will be waiting patiently at customs for your goods to clear… Waiting to make sure
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Freight rates CUT for Asian Imports!

The number of containers being imported from Far East is at a low level but it is difficult for shipping lines to reduce the number of vessels available. Despite rationalising services by sharing vessels with other lines, off chartering & moving vessels to other markets, shipping space still exceeds demand, resulting in falling freight rates! Are you paying the market price on your imports? Contact us
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Marine Freight Insurance

Marine Freight Insurance will cover your shipments from point of collection to final destination point. It covers the value of your goods and also covers your freight costs.  Premiums are quite low considering the value of your cargo. For a no obligation quote please press the “get a quote” button and send us the details of your shipment, including the invoice value of your goods. We
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Unipac Shipping to the Rescue!

What do you do when your freight forwarder lets you down? Contact Unipac Shipping! We recently took an emergency call in the office; a wedding marquee company had been let down disastrously at the last crucial minute. They had used another forwarder to ship their wedding marquee in from India to the UK. With just a few days to go until the big event
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Unipac Shipping – Our Services

Thank you for clicking through! For International freight solutions on a Global scale and for the following services: Competitive freight rates Best solution for your shipping requirements Professional Imports & Exports teams ensuring your shipment flows smoothly On-Line tracking service enabling you to track your shipments at all times Dedicated UK Customs broker Marine freight Insurance Global network of overseas agents and partners Please
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Protect your Cargo!

Here at Unipac we understand the importance of your shipment and will endeavour to get your goods delivered safely, securely and on time. To give you complete peace of mind Marine Freight Insurance will cover your shipment from collection point through to final destination. Shipping insurance will usually cover the full value of the cargo without any excess. Remember – insurance is not compulsory and you
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By air, by sea, by road

What a week its been here at Unipac Shipping! We have imported from China garden furniture and fashion accessories via sea. Exported scaffolding to Germany and exhibition kit to Italy via road freight, and exported household effects over to Dubai via air freight. Great work by our dedicated import and export  teams! We can handle all sorts of shipments in all shapes and sizes
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