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When should I order a shipment for Christmas?

Currently, there are many delays within the shipping industry. These delays are likely to affect Christmas this year as the delays, especially at ports, mean that items and goods and shipping containers are taking far longer to reach their destinations than they would usually. This could mean that some people may be in for a […]

Expansion In Store for Supreme Freight

A combination of Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic has hit the freight industry hard. At Supreme Freight, we’ve been fortunate enough to experience a period of growth and expand our operations. There has been a huge boom in demand for goods, such as food, games, toys and other items that people so desperately want and […]

A Greener Future for HGVs

HGV’s (or heavy goods vehicles) are an incredibly important part of the supply chain system, as they are responsible for ensuring that all goods, including essentials such as food and medicines, reach the end destination. However, HGV’s have a massive contribution to climate change. It has been reported that 16% of UK domestic transport greenhouse […]

Lorry Driver Shortage: Emergency Talks

The current lorry driver shortage has impacted the whole of the UK. Shops have been going bare, shelves are empty, and goods are arriving late. Due to the ongoing shortage, the UK government have been having emergency talks with retailers across the country, as well as logistics groups, and wholesalers. How the lorry driver shortage […]

Sri Lanka Ship Causes Environmental Disaster

A burning ship off the coast off Sri Lanka has leaked hazardous chemicals into the eco system, causing an environmental disaster. The ship in question, the X-Press Pearl, has been branded ‘the toxic ship’ by the BBC due to the devastating impact that the incident has caused.   Why is the Sri Lanka ship disaster […]

Yantian Port Congestion

The recent Covid-19 outbreak in Guangdong Providence in Southern China has meant that the region’s main port, Yantian is acutely congested, and this blockage could be worse than the Suez Canal blockage in March earlier this year. Shipments have been delayed, and the fallout could take months to recover from, which means that there may […]