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Developing an Effective Air Freight Strategy: 24th May 2018

May 24th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

Air freight is FAST, FLEXIBLE and RELIABLE. Whilst ocean freight transit times can exceed a month, air can be a few days. Meaning transporting cargo by air enables you to respond to customers and market demands quickly, generating an efficient and responsive supply chain. When transporting by air time is critical, we’ve highlighted some key [...]

Marine Insurance: 24th May 2018

May 24th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

The severe fire on the Maersk Honam, a virtually new 15,000 TEU vessel, on the 6th March 2018, demonstrated the potential huge financial loss for many cargo owners whose freight was and still is on the vessel. Recent reports state the cost of this incident to be considerable, thus the insurance cost will be significant. [...]

Market Update – 14th May 2018

May 14th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Following a difficult month for carriers during which spot rates on the Asia-Europe market fell to levels not seen since 2016, there seems to be a reversal of fortunes in May as rates start to slowly move upwards and the Shanghai index has recorded 3 weeks of straight gains. In general terms however spot market [...]

Ligentia secures AEO status to ensure supply chain security and benefits across the EU

May 11th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

This year Ligentia was proud to have achieved AEO accreditation. Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status is internationally recognised, allowing Ligentia to be acknowledged as a “preferred forwarder”. This opens opportunities within a network of accredited, vetted suppliers and transporters. As Brexit looms, customs will focus their attention towards companies that are opening their international supply chain to [...]

Disruption caused by dense fog in China: 4th May 2018

May 4th, 2018|Categories: News|

Please be aware that there are ongoing weather events still impacting Mid and North China loading ports. Shanghai, Ningbo and Qingdao have been affected by heavy winds and intense fog, causing disruptions to port operations and vessel services. Shanghai Port operations at Wai Gao Qiao and Yangshan are being delayed by at least 3 days [...]

Nurturing the most promising talent: 3rd May 2018

May 3rd, 2018|Categories: News|

We are delighted to announce that this week Jordan Prangnell, Ligentia UK Customer Experience Manager, was awarded ‘Young Logistics Professional of the Year’ at the FTA Multimodal Awards 2018. Anthony Plummer, Global Customer Experience Director, commented; ‘Jordan has been one of the most highly motivated and passionate members of the Ligentia team since day one. [...]

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