Entries by Supreme Freight

2016 ends on a positive note for Air Cargo

According to official data released by The International Air Transport Association (AITA), global freight volumes showed a growth in demand of 3.8% freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) compared to 2015. This was nearly double the industry’s average growth rate of 2% over the last five years. Freight capacity also increased by 5.3% in 2016. With the […]

Southampton’s freight terminal plans further expansion

The planned expansion of Southampton’s container terminal will help cement it’s reputation as one of the fastest, most productive freight terminals in the UK. With the mega vessels arriving in Southampton getting bigger and bigger, Southampton’s freight terminal are scaling up to match. DP World Southampton are investing heavily in new equipment, land and quayside cranes. […]

Shockwaves across global trade networks as Hanjin Shipping collapses

Hanjin Shipping, the seventh-largest container shipment firm in the world collapsed in late August after its creditors stopped providing funding and it was forced to request court receivership. Over $14bn in cargo was left stranded at sea, and shocked global trade networks were faced with unprecedented disruption. Container ships in transit at the time the […]

30th Anniversary Celebration Cruise

2016 marks our 30th anniversary, a fact we’re very proud of! We celebrated by taking the entire workforce on a two-night cruise to Guernsey aboard the P&O line Aurora. Supreme Freight was founded in 1986 by managing director Christopher Green in Southampton, and now with our offices in Felixstowe, Heathrow, Hong Kong and Shenzhen that […]