Turkey in time for Christmas

Forwarder Woodland Group has introduced express services from Turkey to cope with a surge in enquiries for time-sensitive goods out of the country. It can deliver consignments in 96 hours door-door (depending on location) will collection from supplier and direct delivery to the consignee’s door Maximum consignment weight is 1200-1300kgs and various vehicle sizes are available. It also includes Turkish export clearance and UK import clearance. Woodland adds that its weekly road groupage ... [+]

Woodland gets green certificate

Forwarder Woodland Group has obtained ISO14001 environmental certification for its three largest locations in Coventry, Chelmsford, and Doncaster. It provides a measuring and reporting framework for a business’ environmental performance to assist in managing environmental responsibilities in a systematic manner. [+]

Forwarder signs deal to help Ireland’s homeless

Essex-based forwarder Woodland Group has signed a partnership with Irish national charity Merchants Quay Ireland. MQI offers support to the country’s most vulnerable, those without shelter and caught in addiction. It provides frontline services, mental, physical and emotional support, safe spaces as well as pathways towards recovery and innovative responses ... [+]

US port congestion getting worse, says Woodland

UK-based forwarder Woodland International is reporting continued disruption to container movements in the US, with West Coast ports nearing record levels of congestion and the East Coast following suit. It said a surge in Covid cases had led to staff shortages, increased congestion and a continued lack of equipment, with the ... [+]

Forwarder joins the Literary Set

Essex-based forwarder Woodland Group has been awarded associate membership of the UK’s Publishers Association, becoming the organisation’s first supply chain partner. As the leading trade association for book and journal publishers in the UK, a £6.3 billion sector, The Publishers Association has 150 members such as Elsevier, Penguin Random House, Pearson, Cambridge ... [+]

Woodland opens iPort site

Essex-based forwarder Woodland Group has opened a fulfilment and distribution facility in Doncaster, and has increased its teams in the Yorkshire region by 35%.   The 195,000sq ft facility is part of the iPort multimodal logistics hub being developed by Verdion which includes a rail terminal with services from Southampton, Felixstowe, London ... [+]

Woodland Group opens first Continental base

UK forwarder Woodland Group has opened its first warehouse in mainland Europe, a 34,649sq ft eCommerce facility in Rotterdam, Netherlands, under the name Redwood Fulfilment.It will offer clients a direct route to market in mainland Europe for Woodland Group’s B2B and B2C clients, three of which are already using the ... [+]

Firms stockpile ahead of Brexit

Brexit is already impacting the freight market with many companies stockpiling goods in the UK in preparation for delays at the border in early January 2021, reports forwarder Woodland in its latest bulletin. Demand is expected to continue to increase prior to the end of the transition period on 31 ... [+]

Woodland offers carbon calculator

Essex-based forwarder Woodland Group is offering a carbon calculator offering regular weekly, monthly, quarterly or yearly emission reports of shipments, for any size or route. It is accredited by Smart Freight Centre to be in accordance with the GLEC Framework, it also meets the requirements of EN 16258 and the ... [+]

Best from the West

Essex-based Woodland Group is offering an express LCL groupage service from the US West Coast to the UK via Chicago. Door to door transit is from 23 days, up to 30% shorter transit time compared with all water services. Delivery can be into Woodland's Los Angeles facility with transfer to ... [+]

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