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27/04/2020 / General, Metro

The Metro team talk: Simon George

Technology is one of Metro’s four key service pillars - together with forwarding, supply chain and outsourcing - and a...
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23/04/2020 / Coronavirus

Running essential supply chains

Despite the continuing lockdowns in the UK and overseas, blanked voyages and grounded aircraft, Metro Shipping is planning, uplifting and...
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22/04/2020 / Sea

Shipping lines ignore calls to cut fuel surcharges

With oil prices plunging to less than $20 per barrel, ocean carriers are coming under increased pressure to cancel their...
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22/04/2020 / Coronavirus

The holiday challenge

Even with the continuing lockdown, we’ll be looking forward to the forthcoming May bank holiday in the UK, but have...
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21/04/2020 / Coronavirus

Freight developments

While Asia-Europe container shipping lines are reducing capacity by idling vessels from May as volumes deteriorate with the collapse in...
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21/04/2020 / Coronavirus

Meeting the project shipping challenge

Despite the global supply chain disruptions caused by the Coronavirus pandemic, our project forwarding teams are finding ways to keep...
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21/04/2020 / Coronavirus

US ports to offer storage, while others struggle

While UK ports continue to operate relatively normally, despite the closure of many importers, Bangladesh is running out of reefer...
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16/04/2020 / Coronavirus

The state of sea freight

While financial experts wonder if we’re going to witness another ‘Hanjin’, the world’s 4th largest container line, CMA CGM is...
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16/04/2020 / Brexit

Simplifying your Customs experience

In the build up to the earliest Brexit deadlines in 2019, HMRC announced a series of easements designed to simplify...
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15/04/2020 / Coronavirus

European roadmap to recovery

The European Commission has announced a Joint European Roadmap, a plan aimed at leading the region back from the containment...
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