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Latest Middle East VAT Update

Latest Middle East VAT Update

Those who export goods to the Middle East should be aware of a new VAT of 5% being imposed on imports into the GCC countries in the New Year. At Wallis we have been advised by the British Chamber of Commerce and the CEO of the British Centre’s for Business in Saudi Arabia that there is a key change to VAT that will be introduced into the United Arab Emirates and the GCC countries on 1st January 2018.

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UK Port Christmas Opening Times

UK Port Christmas Opening Times

Plan ahead with any imports you may have coming into the UK over the festive period with the below list of the Christmas and New Year opening hours at the three major UK ports. There is still time to export and ship something worldwide before the Christmas holidays, just call us at Wallis Shipping on 01206 751133 to request a quote or to arrange a booking.

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What’s changed in logistics since 1987?

What’s changed in logistics since 1987?

International freight forwarder, Wallis Shipping, celebrate their 30th anniversary this year. With monumental changes in the world economy and freight industry, MD Stuart Gregory looks over the last three decades and predicts what’s to come for exporters post-Brexit.

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Wallis 30th Anniversary Charity Golf Day

Wallis 30th Anniversary Charity Golf Day

Wallis Shipping celebrate 30 years in business with charity golf day

As part of Wallis Shipping’s 30th anniversary celebrations the company hosted a charity golf day and dinner at the Stoke By Nayland hotel for our customers, agents and logistic suppliers.

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Suffolk Chamber Free Consultancy

Suffolk Chamber Free Consultancy

Free Logistics Training for Suffolk Chamber of Commerce members. Working in partnership with our local Chamber of Commerce we are offering all Suffolk Chamber business members one hour free training consultancy at Wallis Shipping or at your premises on any aspect of your logistics, export or import requirements.

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Wallis Joint Venture,  Classic Car Tour

Wallis Joint Venture, Classic Car Tour

Wallis Shipping is delighted to confirm that it is working with Group Travel specialist, Handmade Travel Ltd, on an exciting and unique Inbound Classic Car Project from India entitled The Classic Car Buying Tour to England 2016.

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Suffolk-Based Timberwolf Goes Global

Suffolk-Based Timberwolf Goes Global

As part of their on-going international expansion into global markets, Stowmarket-based wood chipper machine manufacturer Timberwolf are delighted to announce that they have now successfully exported their first machine to the Far East, with a client in Brunei taking delivery of a Timberwolf chipper.

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10th Anniversary of SCN Miami

10th Anniversary of SCN Miami

Colchester company Wallis Shipping has joined counterparts from around the globe at the anniversary of a business network it helped to establish ten years ago.The Brunel Way freight forwarding firm was one of the founder members of the Security Cargo Network alongside just eight others at its inaugural conference in Istanbul in 2002.

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Wallis Shipping Marks a Quarter of a Century

Wallis Shipping Marks a Quarter of a Century

As one of the 1st members of Security Cargo Network 10 years ago, Wallis Shipping has also proved that a tough economic climate need not be a barrier to success in business, after surviving two recessions to reach its 25 year anniversary. Stuart Gregory established the freight forwarding business alongside his wife Sue and current Finance Director Paul Lasky in 1987. Little did they know that the Black Monday stock market crash was imminent, or that a major recession would follow.

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Wallis Shipping Help Skier Achieve Olympic Dream

Wallis Shipping Help Skier Achieve Olympic Dream

A Colchester-based shipping firm is celebrating after the skiing star it sponsors won Olympic glory at the Vancouver games. Reigning British Alpine Ski champion Ed Drake, who was able to compete in his first ever Olympic Games thanks to the support of Wallis Shipping, achieved 29th place in the Men’s Super Combined event thanks to a strong Slalom run.

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