UK set to pay more for Far East imports

September 2003
Cabinet Maker;9/5/2003, Issue 5354, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision reached by Far East Freight Conference (FEFC) to increase the shipping cost of goods from Far East to Great Britain. Amount of additional freight cost for every 20 feet container; Number of shipments and containers a year that FEFC has; Reason for such policy.


Related Articles

  • Spending money--for all the wrong reasons. Saphir, Albert // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);11/21/2005, Vol. 6 Issue 47, p50 

    Expresses views on the cost of shipping services in the U.S. Benefits offered by shipping services; Types of express shipment; Factors to consider in determining the value of shipping services.

  • Striking It Rich. Leach, Peter T. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);1/23/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p6A 

    This article offers a preview of the freight transportation industry's crystal ball for 2006. According to the author, the breakbulk trades are taking a bit of a breather. The outlook for delivery of new multipurpose vessels is noted by the author. The demand for project and heavy-lift cargo...

  • Long list of agencies can inspect contents of sealed container. Barrett, Colin // Traffic World;4/25/94, Vol. 238 Issue 4, p46 

    Answers a forwarder's inquiry on federal agencies entitled to inspect shipment's in transit. Right of American and foreign government agencies to inspect sealed cargoes for contraband and misdeclared commodities; Need of securing commodities against pilferage after seals are broken during...

  • Shipping surcharges.  // Cabinet Maker;8/12/2005, Issue 5451, p5 

    Reports on role of the bunkering adjustment factor (BAF) on the increase in the shipping costs in Great Britain. Total increase in BAF which is related to the cost of oil; Percentage levied on the overall cost of shipping; Percentage charge on inland freight handling.

  • Shipping Security.  // GPS World;Nov2004, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p39 

    Focuses on new global positioning system-based tracking solutions by several companies in order to enhance shipping security in the U.S. Development of global telematics security system by MobiTeleCom Oy and TriaGnoSys GmbH; Introduction of a new Fleet-Link GPS-enabled self-powered trailer and...

  • BY THE NUMBERS.  // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);10/25/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 43, p50 

    Presents graphs and charts related to freight services in the U.S. Changes in the schedule of international freight services from January to August 2004; Import and export services to and from the U.S. between August to September 2003 and 2004 and between January to August 2003 and 2004; Rail...

  • Heavy lifting. McLymont, Rosalind // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);Summer2006 Supplement, Vol. 7, p24A 

    Emphasizes the need for construction-project cargo forwarders to be flexible and innovative. Challenges facing project shipment carriers; Factors that must be considered when selecting carriers for construction-project cargo shipment; Importance of boxing and crating companies in project cargo...

  • Shippers play the field. Armbruster, William // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);5/16/2005, Vol. 6 Issue 20, p22 

    Focuses on the difficulty experienced by shippers in securing adequate space for their cargo, due to the decision of some carriers to reduce their transport capacity. Factors that have made it difficult for shippers to obtain long-term contracts and stable pricing, according to Thomas DeMarino,...

  • Industry welcomes MPs' freight investigation.  // Commercial Motor;8/9/2007, Vol. 206 Issue 5241, p5 

    The article reports on the decision of the committee of MP to set up an inquiry into freight transport in Great Britain. According to committee chairwoman Gwyneth Dunwoody, one of the issues it will examine in late 2007 is whether the Department for Transport (DfT) is fulfilling its...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics