AEO for Woodland in Ireland

Woodland Ireland has gained AEO accreditation from Irish Revenue and Customs. It establishes the forwarder as a customs intermediary acting on behalf of companies exporting and importing to and from the country. [+]

Woodland delivers PPE to Essex

Essex-based Woodland Group has delivered the first of several PPE orders from China to two local councils in the UK, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Woodland provided its end to end procurement support system to ensure costs were kept low, appropriate inspections took place and the correct customs documentation ... [+]

Woodland sets up Scandi service

Essex-based forwarder Woodland is launching a new service between the UK and Scandinavia. There will be groupage departures from the UK on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday to Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, along with part and full load services.   [+]

Woodland opens Dewsbury office

Freight forwarder Woodland Group has opened a new office in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. Northern regional manager, Peter Wilkinson, said: “The opening of our new facility in the region is an exciting project and we look forward to engaging with the local marketplace to provide personalised, diverse and innovative supply chain ... [+]

Woodland offers rail route from China to London

Woodland Group has extended its Wuhan (China) to Duisburg rail service to London Gateway, once a week. Total transit time from China to the UK is 20-22 days and the connecting train from Duisburg to London leaves on Thursday, arriving on Friday. Round-the-clock GPS tracking is available. [+]

Woodland launches daily groupage service

Essex-based forwarder Woodland Group has introduced Woodland ‘Euro-Net’, a daily road freight groupage services to and from 70 destinations.  It offers driver accompanied vehicles, standardised service levels with known and agreed lead times, along with full tracking and tracing.   [+]

Felixstowe hit by IT woes

Shipping lines and freight forwarders are reporting continued disruption at the Port of Felixstowe after teething problems hit a new terminal operating system. MSC said it was carrying out a diversion plan to minimise the impact on customers, while Cosco said it was divert vessels and cancelling calls in the Suffolk ... [+]

Woodland branches out to Texas

Essex-based forwarder Woodland Group has opened a new office in Houston, Texas. It will be managed by Robbie Whitley. In the UK, Woodland is also relocating its Manchester operations from the airport to Caspian Road, Altrincham, six miles away. The 11,695sq ft new facility is HMRC registered and has capacity to ... [+]

Woodland buys magazine firm

Woodland Group is to fully acquire the assets of post-print magazine specialist Comag Forward. The Essex-headquartered forwarder will take on services including magazine finishing, subscription fulfilment, storage and reverse supply chain from Comag’s 87,000sq ft Coventry site on which it hgas agreed a long-term lease. [+]

Woodland ready to grow in Ireland

Hurling legend Séan Óg O hAilpín helped forwarder the Woodland Group open its new office and warehouse space in Westgate Business Park, Lehanaghmore, Cork on 26 October. Ó hAilpín played for the Cork senior hurling and football teams, said: “As a Cork man, I’m delighted to assist them as they embark ... [+]

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