Tag Archives: sea imports

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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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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Bon Voyage

Leaving Shanghai today we have a large shipment of garden railway tracks and carriages! They will be coming in on vessel Zim Rotterdam, and the goods will arrive at UK port Felixstowe in 25 days. That’s not what we would call a slow boat from China!