SIMARCO AIR FREIGHT TAKES OFF AFTER SUCCESSFUL DOUBLE ACQUISITION

20/11/2018

 

One of the UK’s leading independent logistics firms has announced that the acquisition of two of the country’s other specialist operators has boosted its volume of air freight.

Simarco Worldwide has reported a six per cent rise in air freight in the 12 months since tying up deals to buy Heathrow-based Formula Goss International (FGI) and Sutch and Searle.

Simarco co-founder and CEO, Simon Reed, explained that a successful integration of the two companies had enabled the company to make its air freight operations even more efficient.

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BREXIT: ACCORD AND SATISFACTION?

16/11/2018

A month ago and in the apparent absence of progress in talks on how the UK was to exit the European Union, Simarco published a white paper (http://www.simarco.com/index.php/news-media/68-state-of-the-nation-the-simarco-view) offering guidance on the options under consideration and the potential implications of each.

It was compiled as a result of extensive research and consultation, both with clients and individuals in Westminster and Brussels close to the respective negotiating teams.

We had a considerable response and a significant number of enquiries from businesses wanting help in making sure that they were prepared for whatever the outcome of the Brexit discussions.

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SIMARCO SHORTLISTED FOR TWO PRESTIGIOUS INDUSTRY AWARDS

02 November 2018

One of the UK’s leading independent logistics firms has capped another year of growth by being in the running for a brace of prestigious logistics industry awards.

Simarco Worldwide has been named as a finalist in two of the nine categories at the British International Freight Association (BIFA) Freight Awards.

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TAKEN ON TRUST: THE IMPORTANCE OF AEO ACCREDITATION

TAKEN ON TRUST: THE IMPORTANCE OF AEO ACCREDITATION

24 October 2018

  • ‘Trusted traders’ key to post-Brexit business success
  • AEO accreditation critical for swift, cross-border shipments
  • Simarco one of only 600 UK logistics firms with AEO registration
  • Brexit causing long delays in AEO applications

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STATE OF THE NATION: THE SIMARCO VIEW

STATE OF THE NATION: THE SIMARCO VIEW

11 October 2018

There are now only months left until the UK is no longer a member of the European Union.

Withdrawal promises to bring great change. For the time being, at least, no-one knows whether it will be for better or worse.

As I write, there is still no definitive word about what shape a Brexit deal will take or if there'll even be a deal in place by the end of March next year.

That uncertainty has already had considerable impact on the economy and firms like yours and ours which contribute to it.

If agreement hasn't yet been reached about the possibility of tariffs, for instance, how can companies adapt their business strategies?

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