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Freight Agency Ltd Recognised as Investor in People

Freight Agency Ltd Recognised as Investor in People

As part of our commitment to the people that work for Freight Agency we were delighted to receive recognition from Investors In People in September 2021. This award confirms our belief that the people who work for us are our single most important asset and we...

Freight Agency’s amazing Marathon Man

Freight Agency’s amazing Marathon Man

Freight Agency’s amazing Marathon Man During the month of April our Agency Co-ordinator Stephen Fry has been running more than a marathon every day in his unsupported attempt to run the length of Great Britain. Starting at Land’s End in Cornwall on April 1st and...

What size is a container?

What size is a container?

What size is an ocean cargo container? This is one of the most common questions we are asked. So, here is the answer. The below tables give you a breakdown of the most commonly used containers. STANDARD 20 ft INSIDE LENGTH 19'4" 5.89 m INSIDE WIDTH 7'8" 2.33 m INSIDE...

Why you should think twice about cargo insurance

Why you should think twice about cargo insurance

Most people have at least one type of insurance.  If you have a mortgage your bank or loan provider will insist on building insurance and possibly life cover. If you drive, by law you must have car insurance and if you go on holiday most of us will take out travel...

BOL Submission Deadline Changes

BOL Submission Deadline Changes

Important – Changes to Bill of Lading submission deadline From the 1st January 2021 new rules apply meaning that Shipping Lines require full cargo details 24 hours before the vessel ARRIVES at the UK Port of Loading. Consequently shipping instructions (also known as...