The dos and don’ts of packing for an overseas move

The dos and don’ts of packing for an overseas move

Packing for an overseas move is very different from packing for a holiday.  Basically it involves a very different level of organization.  With that in mind, here is some guidance as to the dos and don’ts of a successful packing exercise. Do go through your stuff and...

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Will packaging have to pass a greener test?

Will packaging have to pass a greener test?

Everybody hates excess packaging, but everybody also wants their items to get from A to B safely.  This means that like it or not, packaging is a necessity.  Avoiding online retailers won’t necessarily help (unless you’re talking about an online retailer which is...

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Recession doesn’t have to mean an end to business growth

Recession doesn’t have to mean an end to business growth

It generally takes a fall in GDP over two successive quarters for an economy to be classed as in recession.  The UK has “only” been in lockdown since March 23rd, but it’s probably safe to say that it’s going to take at least two quarters for its economy to start to...

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Is it really about the earth?

Is it really about the earth?

Back in February, Jeff Bezos pledged to donate $10bn (around 7% of his net worth) to help tackle climate change.  It would be interesting to know what sort of reaction he expected.  The reaction he got could be summarised as “not bad, but could do much better”.  It...

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What is an essential Service Provider?

What is an essential Service Provider?

The last global pandemic was the Spanish Flu crisis of 1918. This is well out of living memory for most of the population, including everyone in government. It was also a time when the world was very different from today. This means that there is a limit to how much...

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What the Coronavirus means for the supply chain

What the Coronavirus means for the supply chain

In case you had somehow managed to miss the news, COVID-19 better known as the Coronavirus is “global-public-health-emergency” which is believed to have originated in Wuhan, China.  Global health pandemics are clearly bad news no matter what way you look at it, but...

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How to get more women into logistics and packing

How to get more women into logistics and packing

Female representation is improving across the board, but some areas are improving faster than others.  For example, the world of entertainment has made a lot of progress in this area with female-led films becoming standard rather than unusual and female directors and...

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How to make your international move go more smoothly

How to make your international move go more smoothly

If you’re jetting off on holiday then, in principle, you can leave everything to the last minute if you really want. After all, the worst that can happen is that you have to cancel your holiday. If, however, you’re planning an international move, especially for study...

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Understanding import regulations

Understanding import regulations

Import regulations are a fact of life and while the details of them can and do change (especially with Brexit on the horizon), the general principles behind them tend to remain much the same and if you understand them then you will often be better able to adjust to...

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Corona Update

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.

We still open under the strictest, current Health and Safety guidelines. We are regarded as an Essential Supplier to Industry, our Centre is currently supplying some of the Following ;-

  • Medical Equipment
  • Air Tanks for Hospitals
  • Hospital Equipment
  • Medical Supplies
  • Foodstuffs

All of our services will be open for the foreseeable future, until we are advised differently, including our Packing and Import Department.
We are willing to assist new clients who need logistical help in these challenging times. Please contact us on:

We will try to respond within 30 minutes during business hours.