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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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Restitution Issues Impacting Felixstowe

Restitution issues are impacting some carriers at the port of Felixstowe right now, as both Maersk and Evergreen have advised they cannot accept their empty…

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Carriers Reducing Freetime Despite Transport Issues

Some carriers have indicated a reduction in free-time is being introduced at North European ports, including the UK, despite the desperate issues with…

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Golden Week Driving More Blank Sailings

More blank sailings are on their way as China and Hong Kong prepare to enter Golden Week.

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Driver Shortage – Now Concerns Over Fuel

With the driver shortage continuing to disrupt logistics and supply lines, we are now seeing shortages of fuel availability at some UK outlets.

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Canadian Fulfilment – Delays in UPS Collections

We are currently experiencing delays in UPS collections in the Vancouver area for FBA shipments.

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Changes To Full Brexit Controls From Jan 1st

UK government announced last week that some aspects of the final transition of Brexit will be delayed due to the ongoing delays and impact of covid.

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Farewell Charity Event Found To Be Harey

Westbound were proud sponsors of an Essex based charity event recently, in aid of the amazing Havens Hospices, which marked the end of a prominent public art…

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Address Change at Los Angeles Fulfilment Centre

Due to continued growth at our 3PL site in Cerritos, Los Angeles, we have taken on a new larger facility nearby!

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Typhoon Chanthu Closes Shanghai Port & Airports

Shanghai is bracing itself for Typhoon Chanthu, which is due to make landfall tonight, with the city closing its port and airports in preparation.

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The Importance of Warehousing for your Supply Chain

Most businesses that manufacture, import, export, or transport goods need effective warehousing. Whilst you may consider it not to be a priority, it can save…

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Air Is Currently The Biggest Export From LA

The container equipment shortage on the US West Coast has led to the biggest Los Angeles export being 'fresh air', as thousands of empty containers are being…

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