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Strong December performance helps air cargo to stellar year

Date Added: 26 January 2022

For many airlines, it provided a vital source of revenue as passenger demand remained in the doldrums 

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Ever Given saga fails to prevent Suez Canal record year

Date Added: 26 January 2022

More ships traversed the Suez Canal in 2021 than ever before

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Sea-Intelligence says global port congestion is getting worse

Date Added: 18 January 2022

11.5% of the global capacity has been taken out of the market due to vessel delays in November 2021

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Davies Turner’s Express China rail freight service to the UK is getting back on track!

Date Added: 17 January 2022

Based on the arrivals into the UK over the last four weeks, the dedicated rail service is achieving an average 29-day transit time

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2022 sees its first container losses at sea

Date Added: 12 January 2022

With more containers being lost overboard than ever, it is imperative to ensure you insure!

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Davies Turner is cautiously optimistic over trader compliance with new import rules

Date Added: 11 January 2022

The new rules and regulations have proved to be less chaotic than expected

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MSC becomes largest container shipping company

Date Added: 10 January 2022

In terms of TEU capacity, MSC has now overtaken Maersk as the largest shipping company in the world

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Container shipping lines under fire, once again

Date Added: 10 January 2022

Concerns raised about commercial power becoming increasingly concentrated

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IATA issues updated lithium battery shipment guidance

Date Added: 6 January 2022

Link to full guidance document provided within this article

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Container througput at Chinese ports rises 7.6% in 2021

Date Added: 4 January 2022

Over 259 million TEU moved between January and November 2021

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Two major oceanfreight indexes hit record highs

Date Added: 4 January 2022

A year marked by skyrocketing container freight rates

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Port congestion causes container lines to void up to 25% of teu capacity

Date Added: 29 December 2021

Carriers struggle to manage their schedules in light of the persistent backlogs

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Inflated long-term contracts sought by container lines

Date Added: 29 December 2021

Splash 247 reports that 2022 contracts will be at record-high levels

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Far East - North Europe schedules see port calls removed

Date Added: 29 December 2021

The main reason for the reduction of port calls and the consolidation of volumes on specific loops is the exceptional congestion...

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Claiming preferential rates of duty on EU imports from January 2022

Date Added: 15 December 2021

Information and support for the changes coming into force from 1.1.22

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Number of vessels waiting for space at Long Beach and Los Angeles hits century

Date Added: 15 December 2021

There is now a 1,000 mile queue.

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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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