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BREXIT UPDATE – Making sense of it.

Brexit has become an ongoing saga that remains confusing at the best of times and infuriating at the worst. Developments come and go, and news and information can become irrelevant before it even becomes known. We are keeping our finger on the pulse to make sure we remain at the forefront of developments and have positioned ourselves to be able to tackle a “bad-deal” or “no-deal” Brexit. On this page we hope to shed some…

An INCOTERM a day helps keep the confusion away – FAS

What are Incoterms?Before explaining each individual Incoterm, we first need to get to grips with what Incoterms actually are. Simply put, ‘Incoterms’ are International Commercial Terms, 11 rules for the purpose of making who is responsible for what during an international transaction crystal clear. Accepted globally and becoming a requirement in international trade, they take out the risk of a “lost in translation” misunderstanding and in 3 simple letters (bar the odd caveat) it pinpoints…

Banks & Lloyd at The Tile Association Tiling Show

The Tile Association Tiling Show is taking place this Friday 12/04/2019 at The Hilton Birmingham Metropole, and this year Banks & Lloyd will have our very own stand. It’s a great opportunity to come and say hello to the market leading freight forwarder and have a quick chit chat about how we can help keep that ever so important supply chain moving. If time is something you don’t have to spare, then at least help yourself…

Valencian Fallas, Food and Freight Forwarding

This past weekend saw a celebration and a half for those deeply involved in freight industry, from shippers through hauliers to forwarders like ourselves. As an ongoing yearly tradition, Banks & Lloyd, as always, was sure to join in. Along with all our Valencian colleagues and peers within the industry, we all took part in celebrating the event to show each other the appreciation that goes towards all the hard work we put into freight…

Make sure you enjoy your pancakes!

It’s Shrove Tuesday! Or Pancake Day if you will. Whichever way you decide to celebrate today, it typically involves a large consumption of food in the shape of a pancake.So, pancakes! What do pancakes have to do with supply chain management, goods movement and cargo transportation? Everything! Pancakes, like pretty much everything else, need to start somewhere in order for them to make that journey to its final destination, in this case being the grumbling…