Welcome to the place where we share our thoughts on the freight industry

Our experienced team will be posting important information, comment on the present and future as well as tips on how to get the best from your freight partner.

Thanks for reading – The Espace Team

Freight Industry Insights March 2024

We’re already halfway through March, the year is in full swing and as promised, a lot has been happening in the world of international trade. A week ago, Jeremy Hunt delivered his Spring Budget, possibly his last as Chancellor. He reiterated what most of us know, this...

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CDS For Exporters March 2024

Our 8 indispensable tips to be CDS (Customs Declaration Service) export ready! In many cases, we will no longer be allowed to make export declarations on CHIEF from 31st March 2024. As an exporter, there is some preparation which you must complete beforehand. Below...

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Freight Industry Insights February 2024

Welcome to insights for Freight Industry February 2024 In December, my colleague Peter and I flew into Mumbai to visit the India International Cargo Show, one of the biggest logistics fairs on the Indian subcontinent and where many of our agents from across India were...

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Freight Industry Insights January 2024

Happy New Year and welcome to this, the first edition of Espace’s Industry Insights. For those not familiar I am Geoff Yates, Commercial Director at Espace with over 20 years in the industry, i'll be posting every month with views and opinions of the shipping industry...

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Christmas Survival Guide

The Espace Christmas Survival Guide As holiday season is fast approaching here at Espace HQ we’re gearing up to peak Christmas freight movement. Every year, it feels like Christmas comes around faster and often catches you off-guard in your supply chain planning. ...

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International Trade Week 2023

Starting today November 6th to November 10th The UK Government today will again be hosting International Trade Week, a week of webinars and events to promote global trade opportunities for UK businesses to learn more about and take advantage of export opportunities...

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Ban on Russian Steel

Russian Steel Ban The sanction imposing the ban on imports of Russian steel and iron processed in a third country went live on 30th September, 2023.Both the EU & UK governments now require evidence that all steel products of all origins do not contain material of...

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