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NEW role: UK based Business Analyst

August 19th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

If you're looking for a new role as a Business Analyst our current position located within our new technology hub at Nexus, Leeds could be the right next step for you. Click here to view the job description. For further information or to apply for the role please contact our UK HR department -

NEW International Freight Forwarding Apprenticeship

August 11th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

As part of our ongoing 'People Focus', we continue to extend the training and development of our teams across the Ligentia group.  As such we are delighted to share our NEW International Freight Forwarding Apprenticeship, which will offer an opportunity for existing colleagues and new, to strengthen their knowledge of the logistics industry whilst working at [...]

VAT for business if there’s a no Brexit deal

July 31st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The government has published a series of 106 technical notices setting out information that allows businesses to understand what they would need to do in a no deal scenario so they can make informed plans and mitigate risk. If there’s a no deal The UK will continue to have a VAT system after it leaves [...]

Temporary tariff regime for a no deal Brexit

July 31st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |

For those monitoring the impact of a no deal Brexit the publication released earlier this year by the government highlighting details of the UK’s temporary tariff regime, is a must read. Designed to minimise costs to business and consumers the tariffs will protect vulnerable industries, however the regime is temporary with up to 12 months application [...]

Air Cargo Volumes Remain Soft

July 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Last week IATA released their May 2019 Air Freight Analysis report, stating in seasonal adjusted terms the level of freight tonne kilometres (FTK’s) ticked up modestly for the third consecutive month, suggesting we may be past the low point of this cycle, although the recovery remains tentative at this stage. The weakness in freight volumes [...]

How can consolidation at origin benefit your business?

May 17th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Our consolidation services throughout Asia, often known as CFS, bring cost savings, control and value-added services to our customers. By buying the exact quantities required without worrying about filling a full container our customers benefit from efficient stock control and the lowest shipping costs, all run through modern, well managed facilities. Suppliers deliver the stock [...]

Brexit: We share your frustrations…..

April 4th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

BUT we can continue talking about what we do know if we leave the EU with a ‘no deal’. Zero Import DUTY HMRC has announced a Zero Import DUTY will be payable for the first 12 months when importing from Europe only. VAT Deferred Scheme The government will introduce postponed accounting for import VAT on [...]

Freight Trends Overview: 4th April 2019

April 4th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Ocean freight highlights • Rollovers for several loops with 2M/ Ocean Alliance/ The Alliance after aggressive rate adjustments and capacity control with blank sailing in the market • Ocean Alliance has implemented a Spring blank sailing program in April and May and has downsized vessels in certain loops to manage capacity in the market • [...]

NEW Control Tower functionality within Ligentix

March 15th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In this fiercely competitive environment the success of your business today links inextricably to the performance of your supply chain. Ligentia has adopted an innovative, technology-centric approach to global logistics to focus on both enhancing your logistics operations and supporting your business goals. Offering a range of multimodal solutions, underpinned by market-leading technology, we can [...]

Air Freight Makes Weak Start to 2019: 12th March 2019

March 12th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |

According to a recent release by The International Air Transport Association (IATA) demand for air cargo continues to face significant headwinds. Global economic activity and consumer confidence have weakened and the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) for manufacturing and export orders has indicated falling global export orders since September 2018. Only two of six regions reported [...]

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