Entries by Supreme Freight

Southampton Port remains open as normal

Southampton port has been classified as a vital site for the country in terms of supply chain, and there are no plans to cease operations, despite the crippling effects of the Covid-19 virus taking hold of the country. We’re working hard as ever from their homes to ensure critical medical supplies and other essentials can […]

Should I use a Freight Forwarder?

Supreme Freight assists companies in the process of transporting goods from one place to another. We use the most cost-effective methods with a suitable shipping company to ensure that every point of the journey goes smoothly. At Supreme we contract with specialist companies covering sea, air or road to transport goods on behalf of their […]

What is Sea Freight Import?

If you are considering the logistics of Importing goods into the United Kingdom for your business, sea freight will naturally be an option you will consider. Sea freight is a good choice for those businesses that are looking to import a large amount of consumer goods and is most often used when importing from Far East […]

***Alert – Important Coronavirus Information***

Today The World Health Organisation will decide whether to declare the epidemic an international public health emergency. Officials in China now say that 170 people have died of the disease and more than 7000 cases have been confirmed. Rail freight traffic from Hubei has come to a standstill and trains are not permitted to leave […]

We are CDS compliant

HMRC has successfully implemented the first software release for its new Customs Declaration Service (CDS). Supreme Freight Services are CDS compliant – we can assist importers in a complete consultation ahead of the CDS implementation. This new Customs Declaration Service will deliver a modern system for importers and exporters who have to complete customs declarations […]

Mega Containership Equipped with ABB Turbochargers

China’s newest and largest container ship has ABB turbochargers installed to help to ensure optimal performance and fuel efficiency.  The flagship in Cosco Shipping Line’s Universe mega containership series, the 21,000+ TEU COSCO Shipping Universe, was delivered in June 2018 by Chinese shipbbuilder Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co. Ltd. The vessel is equipped with three ABB A180-L two-stroke […]

Why are fuel prices increasing?

Fuel prices are on the increase again, which is liable to have a considerable impact on the freight industry. Fuel is now at its highest cost since 2014, and the main reasons for this are the war in Syria, Iranian tensions and biofuel for renewable energy increases. As a result, pump prices and bunkering have […]

•••WEATHER AND PORT INFORMATION•••

At present Felixstowe is closed due to high winds and not expected to re-open until Sunday at the earliest. London Gateway is greatly reduced in its capacity and is opening as and when it can depending on the weather.  The port of Southampton is closed due to snow. The inclement weather will hopefully start to […]