Help & Advice

We are specialists in shipping by road, rail, sea and air. Our shipping containers are available in 20′ standard, 40′ standard and 40′ high cube sizes. We are also able to help with large abnormal loads. 

We also help with shipping and the issues surrounding it take a look at some of our subjects below and click to find out more.

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Brexit

Neptune Shipping Agency LTD are members of BIFA which stands for the British International Freight Association. This is a Trade Association for companies registered in the UK that are responsible for arranging Freight and Transportation by Air, Road, Rail and Sea. 

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Brexit Updates

Transport Committee Launches Inquiry into Freight and Brexit.The Parliamentary Transport Committee has launched an inquiry into the impact that Brexit will have on the Freight Industry and has issued a call for evidence to be submitted to them.

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Ancillary Charges

Ancillary charges are typically broken out from base rates in order to specifically address cost impacts to carrier operations, as opposed to the value of particular transportation and logistics services provided in a particular commodity or country market.

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Incoterms

At Neptune Shipping we have defined the 11 different Incoterms which detail where ultimate responsibility lies for the transport, insurance, duties and clearance of goods.   

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Insurance

If your goods were damaged in transit, who do you turn to? Are your goods covered? Who will pay? What are your rights?A small minority of companies believe that their goods are covered for loss and damage automatically by the forwarder or haulier. This is not the case.

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Top Tips for Importers

Competitive rates combined with high quality overseas manufacturing, has created an influx of many UK, Irish and EU firms sourcing products from newly industrialised countries such as Brazil, India and China to name but a few.