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Houthi Attack On British Owned Cargo Ship

Houthi rebels continued their targeting of commercial ships in the Red Sea region this week, as a British registered, Belize flagged, bulk cargo vessel was struck by a missile before the crew had to abandon ship. The vessel ‘Rubymar’ is understood to have been taking on water since the missile strike in the Gulf Of […]

Carrier Alliances Reshuffle Ahead Of 2025

Ocean freight carriers have been shuffling for position during recent times, as the carrier alliance format we have become used to is now set for change from next year. Last year, Maersk and MSC set the ball rolling for change when they announced that their relationship was coming to an end in 2025, when the […]

Asia Market Conditions Ahead Of Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year (CNY) gets underway this weekend – February 10th –  which means China’s export production will be coming to an abrupt halt for two weeks, as Chinese nationals travel from far and wide to take part in countrywide celebrations. Every Chinese ‘Lunar Year’ is represented by one of 12 zodiac animals and 2024 […]

Global Freight Services welcomes budget boost for small businesses

Anton Gunter, managing director at Global Freight Services, has welcomed plans announced in today’s Autumn Statement which will help to boost the growth of small businesses. He said: “We very much welcome the package of measures announced in today’s budget to support business growth for SMEs and in particular the move to strengthen support for […]

Teenager Neave picks up Global Freight-sponsored award

Attending the annual national Dyslexia Awards is always a highlight for the Global Freight team and 2023 was no exception. We were honoured to once again be sponsors of the Community Shining Star Teenager (13-19) award, which recognises the talents and achievements of young dyslexic people, and we were beyond proud to meet winner 16-year-old […]

Businesses urged to shop local to boost small-town economies

It’s no secret. Shopping local and using independent businesses instead of larger commercial organisations is vital if we want to see our small-town economies grow and flourish. Anton Gunter, Global Freight’s managing director, makes a strong case for why everyone should support local… The phrase “Local is Lekker” is a popular saying and theme in […]

Small business innovation continues to drive success of UK economy

Small businesses across the UK have once again been recognised for their success and innovation at a national award ceremony. The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) held its 2023 UK award ceremony at the National Conference Centre in Birmingham and in attendance was our managing director Anton Gunter and company founder, Nicole Gunter. “We’ve provided […]

Are apprenticeships key to boosting UK exports?

Encouraging more young people to take up apprenticeship opportunities could be key to driving up UK exports, says Global Freight Services boss.  Managing director Anton Gunter shares his thoughts on how to make Britain great again:  Teaching young people how to make things is absolutely crucial trenbolone buy to our economy and for the future […]

Global Freight renews support for dyslexia stars 

Global Freight Services is again pledging support for a national celebration of dyslexic people and those who support them.  The Telford-based freight-forwarder will be sponsoring the community shining star award for teenagers at this year’s Dyslexia Awards for the seventh time.  Anton Gunter, managing director of Global Freight Services, said: “Every year I’m blown away […]

Top exports earn Global Freight award backing again 

The premier awards for small businesses have won the backing of Global Freight Services.  Telford-based Global Freight will again sponsor the Exporter of the Year awards in both the West Midlands and East Midlands regions.  Managing director Anton Gunter said: “The FSB provides a vital support network for small businesses, and the awards are a […]