Subjects: Freight, Transport
Greencarrier Freight Services launching Portugal Nordics Short Sea LCL Service
Greencarrier Freight Services strengthens its position within sustainable transport solutions by opening a new Short Sea LCL service.
The new service will operate from Porto in Portugal to the Nordic region. Cargo for the Nordic market will be consolidated from all over Spain and Portugal, to be shipped to Gothenburg for further distribution in the Nordics. This service will be launched in Q4
4 mistakes every first-time shipper should avoid
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new, Albert Einstein once said. We totally agree. In fact, we all have gone through trial and error. At some point, you just need to do things for the very first time. Shipping goods, for example. To all first-time shippers out there, this one is for you: 4 mistakes every first-time shipper should avoid.
5 easy steps to ensure your goods arrive in time for Golden Week
Are you shipping goods to or from China? Time to prepare for Golden Week! To avoid unnecessary costs and delays, we have prepared a step-by-step guide for you. Here are 5 easy steps to ensure your goods arrive in time for Golden Week.
What future possibilities can digitalisation bring to the container shipping industry?
As the entire world goes digital, the shipping industry just cannot wait. I met up with Heikki Aulanko, the Global Operations Manager at Greencarrier Liner Agency, to have a chat about digitalisation and data standardisation in the container shipping industry and what future possibilities it may bring.
Greencarrier finalists in InfraAwards Innovation Competition
InfraAwards is a Swedish innovation competition whose purpose is to challenge various organizations to come up with innovations that finds solutions for faster and more resource-efficient development of the transport infrastructure. We are happy to announce that Greencarrier is one of five chosen finalists in this competition.
Improved cargo flow by outsourcing logistics activities
Cost savings is no longer the only top priority for companies looking for outsourcing partners. They want a partner who can provide the expertise and knowledge not found in-house. Logistics is a core competency, and also the biggest reason companies choose to outsource their logistics activities: It allows them to focus on their core business. This is precisely what one of our customers did.
Short sea shipping – how beneficial is it?
Short sea shipping is said to provide great economic and environmental benefits. And the fact is more companies are looking into the possibilities of short sea shipping, especially in Europe. But how much can you actually benefit from shipping your goods by short sea?
“A modern freight forwarder can help you increase market competition and grow your business”
How does good logistics go hand-in-hand with supporting the global trade system while using fewer resources? Is the traditional role of freight forwarders changing? And who benefits from green logistics? Meet Kiko Zheng, Greencarrier Freight Services’ new Branch Manager in Ningbo, who lives by the quote “stay hungry, stay foolish” and shares her modern thoughts on freight forwarding.
How to pick the right shipping container
Containerisation goes all the way back to the twentieth century when the first intermodal shipping container revolutionised global trade. Still, today, these large steel boxes carry the food we eat, the clothes we wear, and the shoes we walk in. Only now, they come in different shapes and sizes for different purposes. So, how do you pick the right one? Let me sort it out for you.
Greencarrier ensures that The Swedish Ship Götheborg sails on
Greencarrier AB has acquired all shares in Svenska Ostindiska Companiet AB - SOIC AB - from foundation Ostindiefararen Götheborg. Greencarrier AB thereby also takes over the ownership and responsibility for “The Swedish Ship Götheborg”.
Greencarrier säkerställer att Ostindiefararen seglar vidare
Greencarrier AB har förvärvat samtliga aktier i Svenska Ostindiska Companiet AB - SOIC AB - av Stiftelsen Ostindiefararen Götheborg. Greencarrier AB tar i och med det över ägandet och ansvaret för skeppet Götheborg. Syftet med förvärvet är tvåfaldigt, dels säkerställa ytterligare seglatser till bland annat Asien och Kina, dels skapa ytterligare möjligheter för handelsverksamhet med Asien.
4 tips on how to ship lithium batteries safely
Lithium batteries are small devices with large power. Used in laptops, smartphones, electric vehicles, and medical devices, they connect our world and help save lives. But they are also classified as dangerous goods and require careful handling and transportation. In this post, I give you 4 tips on how to ship lithium batteries safely.
5 Global Supply Chain and Logistics trends 2021
In this article, I will not be gearing into global macro trends, even though there is a correlation. I’ll share some thoughts about upcoming trends within the logistics industry. Since there are numerous amount of trends, I have selected a few that I find particularly interesting and emerging.
Greencarrier Freight Services expands in the UK
Greencarrier Freight Services strengthens its position in the UK by opening a new office in Manchester. The new office is located at Manchester Airport and is fully operational since 4th January 2021.
How COVID-19 is affecting the shipping industry – and how to navigate through the storm
The coronavirus pandemic has turned the world upside down. Life as we know it has drastically changed, and we are facing enormous challenges across all sectors of society. Being the backbone of global trade and economy, the shipping industry has a great role to play. Although struck hard by the pandemic, with the right strategies, we will be able to navigate through the storm.
“You have to understand all aspects of logistics to provide sustainable solutions”
Rooted and raised in Australia, she is a people person with a passion for travelling that believes mutual trust, laughter, and being able to walk the talk is key to successful customer relationships. Meet Karen Berg, Strategic Sales Manager at Greencarrier Freight Services in Denmark and a Green Ambassador who believes in smart logistics.
Prepare your shipments in time for Chinese New Year 2021
The Chinese New Year – and the Year of the Ox – is just around the corner. According to the Chinese zodiac, people born in the Year of the Ox are known for their diligence, dependability, strength, and determination. The Chinese New Year is a busy season that requires preparation. To make sure your goods arrive on time, here are five tips on how to prepare your shipments.
Why do you need a freight forwarder in an increasingly digitalised world?
In an increasingly digitalised world, do we actually need freight forwarders? Or is it possible to achieve an efficient, profitable, and sustainable logistics chain anyway? Based on years of knowledge and experience as a freight forwarder, here come my answers.
All you need to know about export licences in China
Export licence. It doesn’t sound all that complicated, right? However, if you are looking to export from China or are an overseas buyer, you know it can be a real pain in the neck. Especially when it comes to figuring out who is responsible for what. Well, look no further. In this post, I will ease your pain and sort it out for you.