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Hauliers HGV Levy Generates more than £40 million

The Department for Transport (DofT) reported recently that since the HGV levy (a tax on foreign freight drivers) was introduced in April 2014 it has generated revenue of approximately £44 million....

14 April 2015
The Eurofighter Typhoon, designed and manufactured by three companies; Alenia Aermacchi, Airbus Group and BAE Systems

How to Ship Aerospace & Defence Equipment

The success of any nation state depends greatly on its economy for prosperity and wealth. The economy is the driver of jobs and business, especially external direct investment and exports. The UK...

19 March 2015
events such as product expos always require freight movement

Freight Ferry Event Planning and Management

Despite the UK hitting prolonged double-dip recession between 2007-10 for the first time in nearly two decades, by the end of 2013 the country was still the fourth largest exporter and importer....

11 March 2015
antiques

How Do I Transport Art or Antiques Abroad?

Fine art and antiques are not something typically associated with freight forwarding or transport. But, if you have an antique grandfather clock, a collection of paintings or an elegant armchair...

09 March 2015

Haulier & Fleet Operator Payment Questions

Are you a haulier or fleet operator? Do you work for yourself and have a small fleet of trucks? At Freightlink we help and support many SME's everyday . We receive emails and phone calls from...

20 January 2015
IMO MARPOL

What is MARPOL and its impact to the freight market?

UPDATE As of the 1st January 2015, maritime shipping levels are now subject to MARPOL directives. An interview with Mark Stephens, Director at Freightlink. There’s been a lot reported in the...

01 January 2015
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Securing a Load on a Ferry in Winter

24/11/16 UPDATED GUIDE Secure Your Freight Ferry Cargo This Autumn & Winter With the Autumn and Winter months now upon us, it is the time of year when ferry companies remind us all about...

16 October 2014
Sweden-Denmark Öresund bridge at sunset.

Substantial Growth to Scandinavia

Every summer there is substantial growth in the number of freight ferry bookings to one particular direction in Europe – Scandinavia. Geographically, Scandinavia consists of Denmark, Sweden and...

22 August 2014
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Booking a Freight Ticket

Why should I book as freight? It is a question we are often asked by couriers and van operators. Why should I book a freight ticket rather than jumping on a ferry company’s website and booking a...

15 August 2014

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