Wallis have always tried over 30 years to make the logistics process as easy as possible for our clients, acting as a hub for coordinating all the elements that make a successful shipment, whether by sea or by air.Continue Reading
Containers come in different shapes and sizes and can vary depending on the age of the container and the manufacturer. Each container has a unique identification number that allows it to be traced around the world as it travels from port to port.Continue Reading
What are INCOterms?
INCOterms or International Commercial Terms are a series of pre-defined commercial terms published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) relating to international commercial law. They are widely used in International commercial transactions or procurement processes as the use in international sales is encouraged by trade councils, courts and international lawyers.Continue Reading
Are you new to Exporting or Importing?
Wondering how to export from Britain? If you’re a manufacturer and looking to take your business, brand and products globally find out your best route to new international markets with some of our tips for exporters and importers.
At Wallis Shipping our expert staff have put together a handy little guide to help you with the main aspects to consider and ask when looking to start exporting or iContinue Reading
From July 1st 2016 container weights will need to be verified by exporters and shippers before loading onto a vessel. Effective from July 1st 2016, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has amended the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention and new rules will be in effect for shippers to report the verified gross mass (VGM) of containers. The weights determined in this way will be used shipping lines for the stowage on the container ships.Continue Reading
Click on the links below to connect with some useful freight forwarding contacts and export / import information resources that we have found to be very helpful. If there is something else that you can’t find here simply click on the purple information box below.Continue Reading