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Empty containers are a logistics headache

Date Added: 26 November 2021

Ports are reporting that pre-Covid they might see just one in four containers being shipped empty. Now, it is possible that every...

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Ti study says that European road freight market forecast to grow by 8.6% in 2021

Date Added: 25 November 2021

Whilst the general picture through 2021 is one of rebound and recovery there are different stories across the main European...

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Air freight profits from Covid disruptions

Date Added: 25 November 2021

When the world shut its borders to passengers in March 2020, air freight stepped up to the plate to move PPE

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More trouble ahead for ocean freight?

Date Added: 23 November 2021

A perfect storm for importers and exporters

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Container shipping: Normality postponed for 18 to 30 months

Date Added: 22 November 2021

This, however, presents the next question: what is normal?

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Airbus reveals A350 freighter debut order

Date Added: 18 November 2021

Rental giant Air Lease place orders for seven A350 freighters

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Made in the UK - Sold to the World

Date Added: 18 November 2021

Department for International Trade sets out a new strategy to boost exports

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Ever Given returns to service

Date Added: 17 November 2021

The vessel that closed the Suez Canal causing pandemonium for ocean freight shipping finally returns to service after six-month...

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Bottlenecks in almost all maritime trades, says Sea-Intelligence

Date Added: 9 November 2021

Data shows how delays have developed between 2019 to 2021

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European road freight rates hit an all-time high

Date Added: 9 November 2021

Report shows a number of factors are driving the increase in freight rates

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IATA reports that air cargo volumes were up 9.1% in September

Date Added: 3 November 2021

IATA said that several factors impacting global air cargo demand should be noted

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Sea-Intelligence says 66% of all containerships are behind schedule

Date Added: 2 November 2021

“The only ‘positive’ if one should call it that, is that schedule reliability is not plummeting further,”

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Air cargo capacity set to increase

Date Added: 2 November 2021

Airlines deploy more flights to meet a jump in demand for Transatlantic travel

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Pics for risks

Date Added: 28 October 2021

Current conditions such as cargo congestion, delays, longer dwell times and shortage of secure storage facilities all increase...

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Change urged in best practice for US detention and demurrage regime

Date Added: 26 October 2021

United States maritime authorities are alerting ocean carriers that they should rapidly adopt three common best practices related...

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Davies Turner leaps up table of Top 30 UK logistics providers

Date Added: 21 September 2021

Davies Turner has jumped seven places to 21st in the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport’s prestigious league...

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Davies Turner Air Cargo flying high

Date Added: 11 August 2021

Freighter operators top IATA's cargo airlines league table

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Cross Trade - save time and money

Date Added: 5 August 2021

Davies Turner can help you capitalise on globalisation opportunities

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Truck driver shortages: The whys and wherefores

Date Added: 5 August 2021

Truck driver shortage is having a tangible and, in places, crippling effect on supply chains 

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Partnership boosts Davies Turner’s Anglo-Dutch freight services

Date Added: 5 July 2021

Davies Turner’s business in the Benelux region has gone from strength-to-strength since starting a daily trailer service...

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Davies Turner strikes gold for health and safety

Date Added: 22 June 2021

Health and Safety standards that are in place across the Davies Turner Group have landed it with an internationally-recognised...

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Davies Turner reveals a winning hand with new customs suites

Date Added: 22 January 2021

Davies Turner, the UK’s leading independent freight forwarder, has opened a new, state-of-the-art customs services floor at...

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Davies Turner names new head of ocean freight services

Date Added: 25 November 2020

Davies Turner has promoted Tony Cole to Head of Ocean to lead on its ocean freight forwarding services, building on his previous...

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DAVIES TURNER STARS IN HMRC ‘BE PREPARED’ FILM

Date Added: 27 October 2020

Davies Turner, one of the UK’s largest independent freight forwarding companies,  was approached by Her...

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Davies Turner leaps up Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 league table

Date Added: 28 September 2020

Davies Turner Plc, the long-established international freight and logistics company, has jumped 42 places to 119th position in...

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Davies Turner Group gains environmental certification - ISO14001:2015

Date Added: 3 August 2020

The Environmental Management System in place at four of the Davies Turner Group’s regional distribution centres in the UK...

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150th birthday celebrations: Postponed, not cancelled

Date Added: 19 June 2020

This weekend, the UK's largest independently owned freight forwarding and logistics group, was due to celebrate its 150th...

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CILT names us as one of its Top 30 UK logistics providers

Date Added: 14 May 2020

We are proud to announce we are listed in the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport's Top 30 logistics providers in...

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Davies Turner helps Hunter Boot Ltd to protect London Ambulance Service

Date Added: 5 May 2020

Davies Turner has handled the shipment of a large consignment of products donated by Hunter Boot Ltd for the London Ambulance...

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Davies Turner’s Express China Rail Service smashes records

Date Added: 3 April 2020

Davies Turner reports that its direct, fixed-day, weekly rail import service from China to the UK, which re-commenced in...

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Davies Turner wins freight industry 'Oscar'

Date Added: 17 January 2020

The British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) Freight Service Awards have been organised annually for over 30...

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John Adams returns to the DT family

Date Added: 26 February 2019

We welcome John Adams to our Ocean Management Team this week. John returns to the Davies Turner family following 6 years at MSC....

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