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LA Excess Dwell Fee Delayed

The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles have now delayed the introduction of the 'Container Excess Dwell Fee' for the third week in a row, it will not be…

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Holiday Season – Westbound UK Opening Times

Yes, it may be hard to believe, but it's nearly 'that' time of year again. Therefore, it's also time for us to formalise and share Westbound UK's business…

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Vancouver Service Update: No pick-ups or drop-offs

Following the huge storm that has battered southern parts of British Columbia, UPS are no longer accepting or collecting any cargo until further notice due to…

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Fulfilment Centres – Festive Season Closures

Please find below closures and observations for Amazon Fulfilment Centres during the festive season.

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Severe Weather Disrupts Road and Rail Through Vancouver

Torrential rain has led to major delays around the port and city of Vancouver in the past 24 hours, which has effectively been cut off from the rest of the…

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Another West Coast Port Applies Excess Dwell Fee

The Port of Tacoma, on the US Northwest coast, has followed the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles in introducing a 'Container Excess Dwell Fee'.

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Reminder – Felixstowe Port Unable to accept Empty Returns

As you may have already seen or made aware, various shipping lines are in turn experiencing a port "shut-out" for returning empties, which seems to be rotating…

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Container Excess Dwell Fee at Port of Long Beach & Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach Commissions has implemented a new ‘Container Excess Dwell Fee’ of $100 increments per container per day.

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Vancouver: Port, Warehouse & Fulfilment Delays

Vancouver is fast becoming one of the worst impacted North American regions for congestion and delays.

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LA Congestion Leads To Executive Order

Congestion and delays through Los Angeles & Long Beach ports continues, leading to the California Governor signing an Executive Order to address the issue.

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Pirates Board MSC Container Ship

The container ship - MSC Lucia - was attacked and boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea yesterday, before they were chased away by the Russian Navy.

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Courier Collection Notice: Christmas & New Year Delivery Schedule

Planning deliveries for Christmas and New Year? View the key courier dates in 2021 for the UK and Ireland.

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Felixstowe Issues Knock-On To European Ports

Congestion problems at Felixstowe, which are regularly resulting in restitution issues and delays, have led to more pressure at base European ports.

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