One to watch - Simarco Worldwide Logistics

16 April 2021

 

Interview with Trevor Scott, Managing Director

Simarco Worldwide Logistics - Established in 1997, Simarco is a prominent, mid-sized privately held forwarders operating in the UK, generating revenue of £50m + annually. Recently highlighted in the Sunday Times Profit Track 100, Simarco’s growth is not going unnoticed.

Providing international Air, Ocean and Road freight forwarding services, local UK distribution and warehousing solutions, Simarco manages cargo of all descriptions with a particular expertise in the retail, automotive and industrial markets. With offices located across the UK, they have five distribution centres offering more than 320,000 sq.ft of high security warehousing, as well as an owned fleet of vehicles that provides clients with a nationwide distribution service.

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Important Pallet Network Service Charge

30 April 2021

Dear customer

In Q1 of 2021 and to the present day, the distribution market has experienced several notable disruptions being: -

  • BREXIT and issues arriving with Customs formalities.
  • COVID and the shortage of LGV drivers as workers were either shielding, off with COVID or furloughed.
  • Domestic trading, where traders switched to UK / UK trading post BREXIT and International trade deals.
  • Easing of lockdown, where the distribution market has seen a very significant spike in road transport demand with the reopening of the high street and the hospitality sectors as they not only restock for their forthcoming trading but dispose of redundant stock.

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SIMARCO WINS PRESIGEOUS AIR FREIGHT AWARD

25 January 2021

 

BIFA’s annual awards took place today and we are delighted to announce that Simarco received the 2020 BIFA Air Cargo Services Award.

During 2020 Simarco’s Airfreight Operations team assisted many Global companies with the movement of PPE Equipment, telecommunication equipment for families to stay in touch and lifesaving hospital equipment for the Nightingale hospitals and more.

Working with one client, in particular whose customer, a major healthcare distributor in the USA for soap dispensers, based on several thousand items per year being supplied by ocean freight. At the beginning of last year, due to the COVID outbreak the US customer requirements changed significantly.

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Irish Customs Update

06 January 2021

Northern Ireland Customs Clearance

Following the finalised Brexit Agreement, we now have a clear understanding of the processes required for Northern Ireland Customs Clearances.

 As from the 1st January 2021, to guarantee a smooth door to door transit for shipments to Northern Ireland, Simarco will be processing all Northern Ireland Customs Clearances “OnLine” from our Terminals in Witham and Stoke via the TSS System.

 

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ASM Sequoia platform helping Simarco as it prepares for Customs declarations on Northern Ireland shipments post-Brexit

24th August 2020

ASM SEQUOIA PLATFORM HELPING SIMARCO AS IT PREPARES FOR CUSTOMS DECLARATIONS ON NORTHERN IRELAND SHIPMENTS POST-BREXIT

A survey of customers using ASM’s Sequoia Customs clearance software has revealed many are worried the new procedures will damage their business

London, UK, Monday, 24th August 2020 : Agency Sector Management’s (ASM) Sequoia Customs clearance platform is helping Simarco Worldwide Logistics prepare for plans by the UK Government to introduce Customs declarations on freight moving between Northern Ireland (NI) and Great Britain (GB).

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