Strive together, thrive together – overcoming the ‘perfect storm’

The freight and logistics industry has faced what can only be described as a ‘perfect storm’ in recent years. First came Brexit, then Covid-19 and now the war in Ukraine. Combined, they have brought a triple wave of challenges to the sector — driver shortages, congestion at ports and a huge hike in the price […]

Businesses urged to kickstart international trading in 2022 with a logistics health check

In the last 18 months, UK businesses, particularly exporters, have had everything thrown at them – a global pandemic beyond anyone’s imagining, Brexit, new trade deals, a lorry driver shortage and rising shipping costs.  However, despite all this disruption, businesses have continued to trade internationally and according to the World Trade Organization, global trade has rebounded beyond all expectations.   As we start 2022 however, our managing director, Anton Gunter, is warning we […]

Is now the right time to start exporting?

Running a business has been no easy feat for anyone during the last two years with Covid-19 and Brexit doing its best to derail trade but it would seem here in the UK we are a resilient nation.   We are innovators and we are ambitious and although our confidence may dip on occasion, more often than not, business owners tend to bounce back with vigour and excitement at the prospect of embracing new opportunities.  And that is […]

We’re hiring!

(Vacancy now filled) Here at Global Freight we’re looking to expand our successful team with the addition of a junior freight forwarder.  Based at our office in Telford, this is an interesting and challenging role and would suit someone with experience of a wide range of general skills and an interest in carving a career […]

Freight forwarder is driving force behind trike business success

A Telford shipping firm is the driving force behind a pioneering UK company which specialises in luxury trike conversions. Global Freight Services has added Donnington Wood based AA Trikes to its growing portfolio of clients and is playing a significant role in the company’s ongoing success. Run by entrepreneur Dave Partridge, the business specialises in […]

Exporter welcomes Telford nod for Heathrow expansion

As a market leader in the region for export and logistics, Global Freight recently took part in a round table meeting with representatives from Heathrow Airport to promote Telford as the place to create a logistics hub to support the building of its third runway. The Heathrow team visited two possible sites for the development […]