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The shipping industry, 10 facts

Thursday 14 December 2017

The shipping industry, 10 facts Take a look around. Every chair you are sitting on, to the mango you’re eating, it’s mostly made possible by the shipping industry. Shipping is one of the oldest industries in the world. Today, however, it plays as important a role as ever. The shipping industry is complex and there might be […]

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Importing from the Philippines

Wednesday 19 April 2017

East Total Logistics has a lot of experience in importing from Asia. One of the countries our clients imports their products from is the Philippines. The majority of shipments go through the port of Manila. Sea freight and air freight are the most commonly used methods in the Philippines. Because of the infrastructure, transport by […]

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Capacity problems at sea

Wednesday 19 April 2017

For months now freight transport headed to Asia by sea has been suffering with capacity problems. The ships are so full at the moment that it sometimes takes a number of weeks longer for a shipment to reach its destination. So far there’s no solution in sight.  Just a year ago it was the exact […]

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