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Welcome to the TFG freight forwarding, shipping and logistics hub. Moving goods and services from A to B has become complex, as supply chains have grown longer and fragmented. Whether you’re transporting goods, or learning about supply chains, warehousing, transportation and packaging, we’ve got you covered.

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Importing and exporting goods to the EU after Brexit Importing and exporting goods to the EU after Brexit: what you need to know Gareth Bridgland from Perrys Chartered Accountants has outlined the main points to help you prepare your company well ahead of the deadline and make any required adjustments as things change.
GIVEAWAY: 10 FREE TICKETS – ICC International Trade & Prosperity Week (19-23 October) TFG are delighted to announce a media partnership with the ICC United Kingdom at ICC International Trade & Prosperity Week | The Future of Global Value Chains. 
VIDEO: Incoterms and Letters of Credit TFG heard from ICC Austria’s Trade Finance Week, in an update around Letters of Credit and Incoterms, the problems, challenges and opportunities. Featuring Bob Ronai and Hugo Verschoren

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Shipping Rules Guide

A basic 16 page shipping rules guide, including the latest updates to the Incoterms® 2020 Rules, to be used in conjunction with The International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) new book, INCOTERMS® 2020.

This short page guide provides an article by article commentary on the Incoterms® 2020 Rules.

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Freight Forwarding Frequently Asked Questions

Should I use a freight forwarder if I know very little about logistics?

When people are not comfortable about shipping logistics, it is sometimes easier to use a freight forwarder. Their services vary and they can assist in improving efficiency both in relation to cost and time, as they are able to consolidate smaller shipments. They can also assist in your navigation around the rules when considering a voyage that you are not familiar with.

How do I choose a freight forwarder?

It might be important to ask the following questions in this scenario:

Are they a member of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) and so covered by freight liability insurance?
Have they worked with clients similar to you and do they have experience with similar products?
Do they work in the same countries you are shipping in?
Are their expertise restricted to a number of countries?
Can they handle multiple transport methods?

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07Oct

UK Export Finance boosts trade support in over 100 countries

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As part of the UK Government’s ambition to boost trade globally, UK Export Finance (UKEF) can now provide increased financial… Read More →

05Oct

2021: Zoom, Starlink, eRules. Is This Year Trade Finance Technology Is Going to Converge?

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The Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating trends and technologies that came online before January 2020 and were just getting traction…. Read More →

21Sep

Importing and exporting goods to the EU after Brexit: what you need to know

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Gareth Bridgland from Perrys Chartered Accountants has outlined the main points to help you prepare your company well ahead of… Read More →

24Aug

GIVEAWAY: 10 FREE TICKETS – ICC International Trade & Prosperity Week (19-23 October)

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TFG are delighted to announce a media partnership with the ICC United Kingdom at ICC International Trade & Prosperity Week… Read More →

07Aug

VIDEO: Incoterms and Letters of Credit

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TFG heard from ICC Austria’s Trade Finance Week, in an update around Letters of Credit and Incoterms, the problems, challenges… Read More →

30Jul

Paper Is Not the Problem

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ICC has taken the lead to keep trade moving during the Covid-19 pandemic by publishing the eUCP and eURC eRules… Read More →

21Jul

RFQ and QTO; Science or Art Form?

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The Buyer’s Request for Quotation (RFQ) and the responding Seller’s Quotation (QTO) need not be a kabuki dance event that… Read More →

09Jul

How COVID-19 Has Impacted The Shipping Industry

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08Jul

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06Jul

How should Colombia transform its oil-dependency for an eventual post COVID-19 global economic rebound?

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With competitive digital economy, Colombia will be able to plan for post-pandemic recovery and strengthen regional economies to adopt smart… Read More →

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