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Rob Shelley writes for Meat Traders Journal - Oct 2012

The reefer (refrigerated) freighting sector, of vital importance to the meat import and export industry,has traditionally 'enjoyed' more stable rate...More »

Rob Shelley writes for Meat Traders Journal -March 12

It is not difficult to appreciate what most of the governing factors are in setting freighting rates that affect the meat industry..More »

Maritime Cargo features in The Ipswich Star - Feb 2012

The latest developments at Felixstowe spell good news for the logistics industry the owner of a freight forwarding company has said...More »

Rob Shelley writes for Meat Trades Jounal- Logistics Feature- Feb 2012

Given the immediate, shelf-life nature of the meat industry, the specific requirements with regard to shipping, importing and exporting are pretty simple...More »

Rob Shelley writes for Meat Traders Journal - Feb 2012

Some remarkable – and welcome– figures from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) recently have shown overseas demand for meat is spearheading the growth in total UK food and drink exports...More »

Rob Shelley writes for Meat Traders Journal - Dec 2011

Continuing depressed freight rates will mean little festive rejoicing for the shipping lines but at least they offer meat importers and exporters a modicum of Christmas cheer...More »

Rob Shelley writes for Meat Traders Journal - Sept 2011

Stalled freighting rates remain the one topic on everyone's lips in the shipping industry...More »

Rob Shelley writes for Meat Traders Journal - Nov 2011

In news that will cheer meat importers – if not the overall shipping industry – the biggest shipping lines are still refusing to withdraw capacity...More »

Rob Shelley writes for Fresh Produce Journal - May 2011

Maersk's investment has got everyone talking...More »

Maritime mothers new tracking system

Maritime Cargo Services (MCS) has created the Mother of All Tracking Systems (MOATS)...More »





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