Latest Logistics News

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What is an Import?

Here at Tudor, on a daily basis we are dealing with imports from one country to another. However, in a recent survey, 58% of those who took part admitted to not being able to define what an import is.

An import is an item or service that is brought from one country to another from across the world. An import of good will occur when there is a change of ownership from a non-resid...

What is a Bill of Lading?

If you have sent goods via sea freight before, it’s likely that you will have seen or received a Bill of Lading.

A Bill of Lading is one of the most important documents in the logistics industry and it plays three key roles in the movement of cargo by sea freight: 1)       Receipt of goods –...

What is a Customs Entry?

Chances are you’ve heard of this term before, but what exactly is a Customs Entry?

In simplistic terms, a Customs Entry (also known as a Customs Declaration) is a statement of information, which is provided by a logistics company to a Customs authority, such as H...

Full Container Load and Less than Container Load Explained

If you have sent goods overseas by sea freight before, chances are that you have heard of the terms Full Container Load (FCL) and Less than Container Load (LCL).

The terms Full Container Load and Less than Container Load are fairly straightforward concepts to understand. A Full Container Load is a shipment where a container is used exclusi...

What does Ex Works mean?

If you ship goods overseas on a regular basis, it is likely that you have heard the term Ex Works before.

This term (or incoterm as known in the logistics world) is one of several commonly used trading conditions, which should be incorporated into a contract between the seller and purc...

What is an EORI Number?

If you are involved in the movement of goods outside of the European Union, there is a good change your logistics provider has requested your EORI number. But what does this term mean, how do you obtain an EORI number and why is it needed? We hope to explain the EORI number for you below.

When was the EORI system created? The Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) system was born on 1 July 2009. It replaced the old system, formerly known as the Tr...

Tudor Win Top Award

Adam Johnson of Tudor International Freight won the Young Freight Forwarder of the Year Award in London last week.

Adam picked up the top prize at the Global Freight Awards which took place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on Thursday 16th November. The Young Freight Forwarder Award is s...

Conformity Programme for the Ivory Coast

The Ivory Coast became the latest country to sign up to the Verification of Conformity (VOC) programme.

The Ivory Coast government recently announced these plans which will come into effect on 1st March 2018. From this date, anyone wishing to export certain goods to the Ivory Coast w...

Tudor: "We recommend customers place orders well in advance"

You know we’re in the festive season when the Christmas lights have been turned on in Leeds.

Leeds Rhino legends Danny McGuire and Rob Burrow appeared at Victoria Gardens, pressing the red button to turn on the display.As great as the spectacle is, customers here at Tudor ...

Spotted: Police spy-cam catches out lorry driver in Yorkshire

Shocking footage released by Highways England has shown a truck driver on his phone whilst driving on the motorway.

The driver, travelling from the M18 onto the M62 in Yorkshire, was also caught with his feet up whilst using a mobile phone.An unmarked HGV cab filmed the incident  In an attempt ...

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Import Services At Tudor International Freight we have the knowledge, expertise and experience to provide you with a complete import services package.

Sea Freight

Sea Freight We offer a variety of flexible, cost effective sea freight services worldwide. We cover all major trade lanes for FCL, LCL and out of gauge consignments.

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Air Freight Over recent years Tudor International Freight has grown to become one of the largest independent air freight service providers in the UK.

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