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  • Organic Hits Fuel BeatMyFreightQuote Growth

    According to Google Analytics figures worldwide hits on Beat My Freight Quote were 958% of those in 2013.

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  • Customs Get Tough on Hoverboards

    UK Customs have been getting tough on imports of hoverboards. Many of the boards have been found to be dangerous and are not being allowed into the UK.

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  • Air Freight Discounts Continue

    This year has seen the discounted air freight rates carry on into the run up to Christmas.

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  • When Will Freight Rates Bottom Out?

    There seems to be no end in sight for the rock bottom freight rates being offered on both air and sea services.

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  • New Freighter to Bahrain for Cargolux

    Cargolux Airlines has announced a new weekly direct freighter flight from Luxembourg to Bahrain. The flight will operate on Thursdays.

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  • Plastic Pallets a Safer Way to Ship Drums

    New 120 x 120cm plastic pallets from goplasticpallets.com make shipping of drums safer. The drums sit more evenly on the pallet compared to standard 120 x 100cm pallets which will have an overhang on one side.

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  • End to GB UNREG for UK Importers and Exporters

    HMRC has announced that the use of GB UNREG will no longer be allowed for UK importers and exporters from mid 2015. All UK companies importing or exporting goods will be required to have an EORI number.

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  • All In Rates - A Positive Move?

    Emirates SkyCargo has just released their latest air freight tariff, offering rates including Fuel and War surcharges. Some people in the freight industry are suggesting this is a good move as they already charge Fuel and War surcharges on the chargeable weight.

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  • Donate to Project Aware to Clean Up Our Oceans

    We just donated to Project Aware to support their efforts in clearing marine debris from our oceans. Donations before 31st December 2014 will be matched by PADI. If you care about our oceans and want to stop the damage that is being caused, sign up, donate and support. Our oceans need protecting.

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  • We are World Record Breakers

    Beat My Freight Quote UK agents Key Air & Sea, took part in a world record attempt in Old Windsor on Sunday 7th December. The World Record was for the most Christmas Jumpers in one place.

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  • Virgin Hit the Target with New Calendar

    Virgin Atlantic Cargo has a history of producing unique calendars, some recent ones, lets face it haven't been great. This year however, we think they are spot on.

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  • Safely Home

    Avalon - the Record Breaking ocean rowing boat has arrived safely back to the UK. After an epic 57 day journey from Australia to the Seychelles, the task of returning the 45ft craft was assigned to BeatMyFreightQuote agent Key Air & Sea.

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  • Sea Freight - Going the Extra Mile

    After 57 days at sea and a ocean rowing record in the bag, Avalon and crew arrived in the Seychelles after crossing the Indian Ocean. Congratulations to the crew and welcome home. Now the task of getting Avalon home is underway.

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  • Ebola Crisis Hits Shipping Services

    The Ebola crisis in West Africa is hitting both air freight and sea freight services to the region, as airlines and shipping lines cancel services.

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  • Ocean Rowing Boat Avalon leaves Australia

    Avalon the ocean rowing boat transported to Fremantle, Australia by Beat My Freight Quote partner Key Air & Sea Limited has left Australia and is setting off across the Indian Ocean.

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  • Fastest sailing to Australia

    Getting a 45ft Ocean rowing boat to Australia is all about knowing the options available to you. Although price is important it isn't always about the rates.

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  • Singapore Partner

    BeatMyFreightQuote.com welcomes Frederickson Freight as Singapore partner

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  • Key Air & Sea to increase warehouse capacity

    BeatMyFreightQuote agent Key Air & Sea Ltd will be increasing warehouse space at LHR

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  • Incoterms 2010 take effect 1 January 2011

    The latest version of the International Chamber of Commerce Incoterms 2010 take effect from 1st January 2011

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