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Theresa May, how will her cabinet impact European Pallet Delivery

Theresa May, how will her cabinet impact European Pallet Delivery

So what's around the corner? We await Theresa May's proposal, to see how potential changes in the political, economical and social landscape will impact European Pallet Delivery. So I felt it rather pertinent to look at how European shipping legislation currently stands, providing further food for thought.

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International Pallet Delivery

International Pallet Delivery

As one of the UK’s major independent pallet companies, Speedshift's International pallet delivery service is reliable, respected and economical. We ship to just about every corner of the globe including USA, Canada and Australia. Simply book the order online with our instant quote and pallet delivery dashboard and leave the rest to Speedshift.

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Essential Guidelines for Shipping To Kenya

Essential Guidelines for Shipping To Kenya

If you're going to be considering freight shipping personal items or different merchandise to Kenya, a specialist and reliable freight shipping company like Speedshift can assist in making your experience shipping to Kenya simple.  Kenya is has several cargo shipping ports such as the Port of Mombasa  and the Port of Malindi. 

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Essential Guidelines for Shipping To America

Essential Guidelines for Shipping To America

When shipping to America all freight must be approved by customs. You will therefore need a Customs Invoice for your delivery. This will determine the amount of tax and duties you have to pay, so ensure that you complete it completely.
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Trump effect on international shipping companies

Trump effect on international shipping companies

In spite of the polls and predictions, Donald Trump, was elected the next president of the USA, and the effect his presidency may have on international shipping companies is potential substantial.

During his acceptance speech, Trump said, “We will double our growth and have the strongest economy anywhere in the world….”

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Prosperous International Shippers Secrets

Prosperous International Shippers Secrets

Importation or exportation can certainly be very profitable for successful international shippers. Additionally, it can be very expensive in the event that you don’t understand exactly what to do.

So what are the things that makes the distinction between a flourishing company selling imported goods and a troubled company caught with a stockroom filled with unsalable goods? Why does company A have premium profit margins when company B invests so much on international shipping that they can’t get in the black?

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Crucial International Pallet Shipping Secrets

Crucial International Pallet Shipping Secrets

International pallet shipping cargo can weigh a great deal and it's storage requires special attention, therefore if you are considering sending international cargo, it's advisable use experts instead of managing the process yourself. If however, you happen to be eager to prepare the goods yourself, it's critical that you observe the following 5 fundamental guidelines:

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Essential Guidelines for Shipping to Nigeria

Essential Guidelines for Shipping to Nigeria

If you're considering shipping to Nigeria, you will find a choice of unique shipping ports in Nigeria such as the Port of Apapa, the Port of Harcourt along with the Port of Pennington.

 

There are a few essential documents you need to have with you prior to shipping to Nigeria:

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Essential Guidelines for Shipping to Malaysia

Essential Guidelines for Shipping to Malaysia

For anyone who is planning international shipping to Malaysia, or emigrating to Malaysia, you should understand that the nation has a number of principal shipping ports which include the Rajang and Sandakan Ports.

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Essential Guidelines for Shipping To Hong Kong

Essential Guidelines for Shipping To Hong Kong

Situated south of China, Hong Kong is an essential access point to mainland China, its port is one of the very most lively shipping ports in the world. When transporting personal objects to Hong Kong, you are obliged to have import disclosures. Please note, just before you start packing your transport shipping containers to Hong Kong, there are actually a some basic things that you need to know about freight shipping to Hong Kong.

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Essential Guidelines for Shipping to South Africa

Essential Guidelines for Shipping to South Africa

If you happen to be transporting freight to South Africa by sea, you're likely to be fascinated in discovering the guidelines for ocean freight shipping to South Africa. It's possible to send domestic and personal products to South Africa duty-free however you will have to complete some documentation for the South African Customs Authorities.

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Essential Guidelines for Shipping to Singapore

Essential Guidelines for Shipping to Singapore

Singapore is an island located in the south-easterly corner of Asia. If you are considering shipping to Singapore, you should note that it's a major shipping hub.

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Essential Guidelines for Shipping To Japan

Essential Guidelines for Shipping To Japan

If you're going to be freight shipping to Japan, there is some documentation you must organize beforehand. Anyone who is relocating to Japan will need a passport for each family member. If you're not moving to Japan on a permanent basis but are plan to remain in Japan for an extensive period of time, you also need to supply details regarding your residency in Japan incorporating address details and a visa to work in Japan dated for more than 12 months.

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Essential Guidelines for Shipping to Dubai

Essential Guidelines for Shipping to Dubai

If you're considering shipping cargo or personal items to Dubai, an expert international shipping company like Speedshift can help you from beginning to end making sure your endeavour with cargo shipping to Dubai is a good deal easier.

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Essential Guidelines for Shipping To New Zealand

Essential Guidelines for Shipping To New Zealand

If you're considering transporting international freight or personal items to New Zealand, a specialist international shipping company like Speedshift can assist you from start to finish ensuring your undertaking with cargo shipping to New Zealand is a great deal smoother.

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Meet the MD of UK pallet delivery company Speedshift

Meet the MD of UK pallet delivery company Speedshift

Vince Jones is the Managing Director of Speedshift, one of the fastest growing UK pallet delivery and supply chain management organisations. Combining his performance history for cultivating logistics efficiency and the quest for exceptional customer service, Speedshift's potential appears positive.

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6 Things You'd Be Crazy to Put in an International Courier Services Container

6 Things You'd Be Crazy to Put in an International Courier Services Container

You will discover numerous of significant customs rules and legislations you'll need to understand before shipping cargo with International Courier Services. Dependent upon on the original location and end destination of your cargo, you'll find a number very distinct regulations relating to international cargo freight.

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Essential Guidelines for Shipping To India

Essential Guidelines for Shipping To India

Shipping to India is a fast and straight forward process. If you follow these guidelines, you'll be able to eliminate any setbacks and ship your goods as easily as possible. We have divided the advice into sections to make it easier to understand.

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International Shipping? Before You Ship by Sea, Discover The Essentials

International Shipping? Before You Ship by Sea, Discover The Essentials

Moving abroad or coming back home after residing in another country for a year or more? If that's the case, you most likely are considering shipping personal objects or other items to your desired location. Before you decide to ship by sea, discover more about many of the essential documents that you'll need to organise.

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International Shipping Time Zone Chaos Chronicles

International Shipping Time Zone Chaos Chronicles

You don't need to be in business to understand the world today is separated into time-zones. I understand, living in Wales, that when I call my folks in France it's 1 hour later there than here. Somebody in international shipping business appreciates what time it is in the locations of another country in which they are conducting trade. Whilst you'll still discover regions around the world that don’t acknowledge standard time, we take it as a given that there's a worldwide time zone structure.

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Air Freight v Sea Freight Revealed

Air Freight v Sea Freight Revealed

When considering international shipping, you will discover many alternatives. The most rudimentary is Air Freight v Sea Freight. Regardless if you represent a company that ships internationally on a regular basis or an person relocating, or sending goods to family on another continent, arriving at a verdict about the merits of sea freight compared to air freight is an significant decision. You'll find four important aspects you ought to start thinking about when making this choice.

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Essential Guide for Shipping To Australia

Essential Guide for Shipping To Australia

When shipping to Australia, customs officials use a mix of; goods value, reason for export and the description of goods, to determine which classification of duties and taxes relate to your package. For instance; items re-sale purposes are subjected to a higher duties and taxes, compared to gifts and personal affects.

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Essential secrets for secure pallet delivery Europe

Essential secrets for secure pallet delivery Europe

Pallet delivery Europe is reasonably easy nowadays however it is worthwhile doing a little researching and following best practices to make sure that your cargo is shipped promptly, undamaged or on budget.

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Essential Guidelines for Shipping To USA

Essential Guidelines for Shipping To USA

Shipping to USA is a genuinely simple, straight forward procedure if you prepare correctly. Follow this easy guide to discover the essential steps to shipping your goods to the "good ole US of A".

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Essential Guidelines for Shipping To Canada

Essential Guidelines for Shipping To Canada

As the 2nd largest country in the world, shipping to Canada has grown to become a prevalent shipping destination both for consumers and companies. Fortunately, shipping there isn’t a titanic process. These guidelines will help you traverse precisely what, how and if you can ship to Canada.

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New Half Pallet Transport Charged Growth Impacts on Retail

New Half Pallet Transport Charged Growth Impacts on Retail

The growth in the relatively new half pallet transport over recent years in the logistics industry has, needless to say, also seen an elevated worldwide use of plastic and wooden pallets. A study amongst registered industry members suggested a great degree of confidence that this growth should continue over the mid to long term, even though there's concern that growing costs may restrict the market’s growth. This aspect remains fundamental in the persistent endeavours to transform the design of pallets for maximum efficiency and cost effectiveness. Whilst "half pallets" are not a really new development, their industrial advantages have produced a considerable surge in use all over Europe and the USA.

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Engine Courier Advice - The Safe Way To Ship An Engine

Engine Courier Advice - The Safe Way To Ship An Engine

The top reason engine courier services decline insurance claims is poor consignment preparation. Careful packaging merchandise for transport is particularly more significant for valuable goods such as engines and gear boxes that can become damaged very easily.

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Guide to pallet carriers distribution

Guide to pallet carriers distribution

We are regularly asked about our services and how they work, so I thought I would give you a brief overview of a pallet carriers distribution. Hopefully this will provide you with a simple introduction, explaining first what a pallet is and then how pallet carriers works.

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Cheap Pallet Delivery Hooray, But wait, There are more reason to choose a delivery company

Cheap Pallet Delivery Hooray, But wait, There are more reason to choose a delivery company

While searching for a delivery company to transport your goods, you'll find several aspects to consider beyond the usual first search "cheap pallet delivery". Remember, you're going to be reliant on them, to guarantee your cargo arrives on time and in excellent condition.

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European Shipping Freedom Pre Brexit

European Shipping Freedom Pre Brexit

Brexit "In or Out", is potentially the most widely talked about potential for changes in the political, economical and social landscape for years. So I felt it rather pertinent to look at how European shipping legislation currently stands, providing further food for thought on whether to vote in or out.

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European Pallet Delivery

European Pallet Delivery

As one of the UK’s leading independent pallet networks, Speedshift's European pallet delivery service is secure, reputable and affordable. We ship to just about every corner of the globe including countries across Europe. Simply book the order online with our instant quote and pallet delivery dashboard and leave the rest to us.

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Self drive vehicles supercharge pallet delivery services

Self drive vehicles supercharge pallet delivery services

Many people seem to be unaware of the massive changes that will be coming to our lives shortly. Self driving cars and lorries or trucks will have a huge impact on all our lives in general, but the one question I'm beginning to get asked more frequently is "Do you think self drive vehicles will eventually impact on pallet delivery services?"

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Audi A5 2L TFSI Quattro long term test

Audi A5 2L TFSI Quattro long term test

Models tested 2.0 L TFSI Quattro with DSG and 6 speed manual gearbox.These were the  S Line models with full leather interiors and sports suspension.  

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Pallet shipping versus removals

Pallet shipping versus removals

Do it Yourself removals can save you a fortune. Pallet delivery is the best option.

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Types of pallets

Types of pallets

Pallets come in all sorts of shapes and sizes as well as being made of many different materials

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What is meant by a stackable pallet

What is meant by a stackable pallet

It is important to learn how to avoid your pallets being stacked upon.

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Intermodal shipping containers

Intermodal shipping containers

This is the technical term for the steel boxes that travel the world delivering people’s goods. From the phone you use to the computer you are reading this article on most items will spend part of their life inside a shipping container!          

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Cutting the cost of emigrating or moving abroad using Speedshift

Cutting the cost of emigrating or moving abroad using Speedshift

If you are a student studying in Europe or someone retiring to the South of France or Spain then Speedshift can save you a small fortune in shipping your goods. People working overseas also often use Speedshift to move their personal belongings.

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Shipping hazardous cargo or ADR

Shipping hazardous cargo or ADR

This can be quite complex. Fortunately Speedshift can assist you with the preparation of Dangerous Goods Notices or DGNs.So if you are shipping around the UK or to France, Germany or other countries in Europe then we can help.

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Speedshift helping students move

Speedshift helping students move

Speedshift is an expert at helping students move their belongs saving time and money. Forget renting a van or making several trips in your little car. Let Speedshift take the strain!

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Shipping pallets outside the EU though Speedshift and getting help with EORI

Shipping pallets outside the EU though Speedshift and getting help with EORI

Speedshift can help you ship pallets both inside and outside the EU.  We can ship to the whole of Europe and the rest of the World. We have regualr scheduled services into over 50 countries now and the list is still growing fast.

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Odd things people ship on pallets with Speedshift

Odd things people ship on pallets with Speedshift

Over the past 7 years we have been asked to ship all sorts of strange things on pallets. How many couriers are asked to ship things like Daleks and Darth Vaders I wonder? Of course we also ship many serious items. Even chemicals and flammable liquids through our ADR Dangerous goods fleet. We can also assist with a DGN or Dangerous Goods Notice.

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Land Rover Range Rover V8

Land Rover Range Rover V8

The World's best off road luxury limousine.

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Shipping Lathes and Milling machines and other machine tools

Shipping Lathes and Milling machines and other machine tools

These can be difficult to ship. Only Speedshift has the expertise to advise the best way to pack these awkward items

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All about Forklifts

All about Forklifts

It is a common misconception that pallet collection companies bring a forklift with them. This is NOT true. However tail lifts are standard on most lorries. This is a platform that can typically lift 1000kg.

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Will drones ever replace trucks

Will drones ever replace trucks

Many companies are looking into using drones for delivery.

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Mercury Verado 400R Outboard

Mercury Verado 400R Outboard

At last there is a 400hp outboard. It has been a very long wait. The last 400hp was the incredible V8 Evinrude 2 stroke which only weighed about 240kg. Progress eh?

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RPI Engineering Rover V8

RPI Engineering Rover V8

RPI use Speedshift for shipments of their engines to the UK and all over Europe.

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European groupage pallets

European groupage pallets

Groupage is the term used to describe the consolidation of freight.

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Shipping an engine on a pallet

Shipping an engine on a pallet

This MUST be done properly NO OIL

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