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Easter Holiday

Please note our offices will be closed on Friday 3rd April and Monday 6th April, 2015 for the Easter Holiday.

Blacksmith Freight Services will resume normal working hours on Tuesday 7th April, 2015.

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Charles Bows Out After 40 Years In The Industry!

It is with great sadness that we have to announce that Mr Charles McPeake has decided to hang up his pencil and retire.

Charles has been with Blacksmith Freight Services over 10 years and his career has spanned over 4 decades. In particular in 1986 when Charles was the Import Manager at a certain freight forwarding company on the airport, which opened the brand new World Freight Terminal, where a certain Mr Roger Black came as an Import Trainee.

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Tom Black Joins Blacksmith Freight

Tom Black Joins Blacksmith Freight

Tom Black has recently joined Blacksmith Freight and will be working in the warehouse. However one of Tom's main duties is keeping the ever growing fleet of company cars, vans and trucks looking pristine.

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Congratulations to Mark!

Congratulations go to Mark Randles on his new position as Transport and Warehouse Manager.

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GLN Award for Blacksmith Freight Services!

GLN Award for Blacksmith Freight Services!

Congratulations go to Roger Black and Blacksmith Freight Services Limited who received an award from the Global Logistics Network at their annual conference in Bangkok this week.

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New Starter

New Starter

New starter Amrit Banwait has joined Blacksmith Freight Services recently as Operations Clerk at our London Heathrow office.

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Crosstrade Project Cargo

Crosstrade Project Cargo

Our crosstrade cargo continues!

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September GRI Announcement

The next General Rate Increase (GRI) for Far East Imports has been announced at $500 per 20ft and $1000 per 40ft with effect from 1st September, 2013.

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South China Typhoon

Delays are expected as typhoons have been recorded earlier today in the Yantian/Shenzhen area.

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EU VAT Registration Scam

Trading Standards officers are warning of a European scam that could cost people more than £3,000.

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