05 / September / 2017

DG Experts

On the basis your business deals with dangerous goods including hazardous materials and chemicals and you’re looking for a top class freight forwarder you can rely on for specialist expertise and personal attention, then look no further. The movement of hazardous goods continues to be a real niche market for us, as our name and reputation becomes more synonymous with this commodity throughout the industry. A notable recent shipment handled by our Exeter office was a challenge! The logistics involved air-freighting a 2500kg flask on a cradle, which was also extremely time sensitive radioactive cargo to Helsinki, for re-working and the importation back to Sellafield – all of which proved to be water off a ducks back for our experienced team of DG experts.

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16 / August / 2017

Amazon Traffic Experts

In such a fast-paced environment, we know Amazon customers won’t settle for second best, so we’ve teamed up with the online retailer to deliver shipments from independent importers. Now, thanks to our incredible Amazon Traffic Experts, we make sure Amazon deliveries are customs cleared, unloaded from shipping containers, sorted, palletised and swiftly on their way.

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17 / July / 2017

3 Cheers For The Years

In June we celebrated ConneXion's 32nd birthday and also congratulated Keith Charlton - LHR Area Sales Manager and Tracy Smith - LHR Import Co-ordinator for their long service, each stacking up an amazing 20 years of employment.

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03 / July / 2017

Sesquicentennial in Canada

That’s right Sesquicentennial. Ses·qui·cen·ten·ni·al – the meaning being a one-hundred-and-fiftieth anniversary, which is what our Halifax office celebrated on July 1, the anniversary of Canada’s Confederation. The anniversary is to celebrate a political event, when the Province of Canada (Ontario and Quebec), Nova Scotia and New Brunswick came together to form the Dominion of Canada.

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28 / June / 2017

Referral Discount Bonus

To celebrate the arrival of the summer, we are looking to apply some further 'feel good' in the way of offering you discount to a forthcoming shipment!

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26 / June / 2017

'Qatarstrophe' in Gulf Row

At time of going to press, backlogs were increasingly likely in Qatar as a result of a spiralling diplomatic crisis in the Arab Gulf region.

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22 / May / 2017

Record Breaker

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) earned the title of the world’s largest containership (OOCL Hong Kong) by carring a capacity as the first ship to cross the 20,000 TEU mark.

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08 / May / 2017

EU Tightens Road Safety

A new law has come into force within the European Union, the new law now forces shippers to declare the weight of the cargo to hauliers transporting the goods within Europe.

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24 / April / 2017

A Marathon Effort

A massive well done to Steve Smith from our Heathrow HQ and Daniel Gregory from our Exeter office who took part in the Virgin Money London Marathon, which saw them run a total of 26.2 miles.

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03 / April / 2017

Importing Personal Effects?

If so please be advised that further new procedures have come into place regarding the importation of Personal Effects to the UK.

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03 / April / 2017

Carrier Alliances Reshuffle

As a knock on to the poor financial results by ocean liners last year, culminating in the collapse of Hanjin Shipping towards the end of 2016, April heralded a ‘shake-up’ of partnerships between the ocean carriers.

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27 / March / 2017

Comic Relief Reward

This years Red Nose Day, Friday 24 March saw our London HQ raise money by bringing in savouries and cakes in exchange for cash and by wearing red to work.

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06 / February / 2017

HKG & MAN On A High

Airport Council International has reported that Hong Kong Airport has retained it’s title as the world’s busiest air cargo airport in 2016, Hong Kong saw an increase by 3.5% to 4.6m tonnes.

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02 / January / 2017

Employee Of The Year 2016

It gives us great pleasure to announce that Exeter’s Ben Skett (Import Co-ordinator) has been nominated as ConneXion World Cargo’s overall winner of the coveted ConneXion Employee Of The Year 2016, as voted for by our staff.

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28 / October / 2016

Enforcement Of E-Manifest

In an ongoing effort to streamline the import clearance process, improve border security and make Canada’s border procedures compatible with international standards, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has begun the implementation of the eManifest requirements for Freight Forwarders.

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20 / June / 2016

A Decade Of Lewis

We are pleased to announce that Lewis Almond based in our Exeter office recently celebrated his 10 year company anniversary.

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19 / June / 2016

SOLAS Operating Procedures Announcement

On the 1st July 2016, the amendment to SOLAS comes into force which requires the shipper to provide a Verified Gross Mass (VGM) if a loaded container prior to loading onto a vessel.

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06 / June / 2016

UKACC Challenge Cup 2016 - June 2016

Saturday 4th June was an eventful and enjoyable morning and early afternoon of football for Team ConneXion as we took part in the UKACC Challenge Cup 2016, at Woking Leisure Centre.

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21 / March / 2016

Abu Dhabi Crew

ConneXion delegates from our offices in the UK (LHR & MAN), France (CDG) and Canada (YHZ) all successfully attended WCA’s conference week March 10-16 in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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18 / December / 2015

Employee Of The Year 2015

Congratulations and "Tres Bien" to Xavier Bonaccorsi, who has been nominated as the overall winner of the ConneXion Employee Of The Year 2015 by his fellow colleagues.

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01 / December / 2015

10 Year Company Anniversary

We are pleased to announce that ConneXion Hong Kong's Eugene Chiu recently celebrated her 10 year company anniversary.

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25 / September / 2015

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Our London HQ were involved in raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support this week by hosting a coffee morning (as part of The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning With Macmillan).

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08 / September / 2015

Are You Importing Prepaid Ocean LCL Cargo From China To The UK?

Many UK Importers are still blindly buying on a C&F basis from The Far East and leaving arrangement of the shipping with their Supplier, thus leaving themselves liable to high and unforeseen UK costs, which they have no control over.

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03 / August / 2015

Paris Expansion Update


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01 / June / 2015

30th Anniversary Celebrations

We are proud to announce that this Summer it’s our 30th birthday! On June 1st 1985, Alan Spencer established ConneXion World Cargo.

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04 / May / 2015

Location Paris

Rewind 12 years when we first opened the doors to ConneXion World Cargo’s Paris office in 2003.

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06 / April / 2015

Paris Relocation


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