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Embassy Freight Services UK
Newsletter March 2018


Embassy Freight Services UK
Basildon office
Unit 1 Apollo Business Park
Essex SS14 3 NW
United Kingdom
T + 44 (0) 1268 820461

Heathrow office
Building 554 Shoreham Road
London Heathrow Airport
United Kingdom
T +44 (0) 208 897 9142

Visit our new eCommerce pages on our website

March 2018

On our website under activities, Embassy Freight Services UK has created new eCommerce webpages for you.

You will find more information about our eCommerce warehouse in Heathrow, extra information about fulfilment, PO BOX, FBA and VAT Compliance.

Don't hesitate to contact us at if you require more information.

As from April 2018 New Alliances in oceanfreight

March 2018

In the attached overview that we created for you, you can see the new set up of the New Alliances in oceanfreight as from April 2018.

The Japanese carriers Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K-Line), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) have merged.
As from April 1st, they will operate under their new name, Ocean Network Express or ONE.

This changes the landscape of carrier alliances.
K-line, MOL and NYK were already parts of THE Alliance. As from April 1st, onwards this alliance will consist of only three carriers; Hapag-LLoyd, Yang Ming and ONE.
The other major alliances, 2M and Ocean Alliance, will remain unaffected.

Embassy Event Services

March 2018

Embassy Event Services were appointed by the UK Government Trade Associaion 'Bio Partner UK' for Bio Europe Spring at the Rai in Amsterdam.

Bio Partner (UK) are working with us on:

DIA Euro Conference and Exhibition  
            Basle Congress Centre - 17-19th April 2018
Anglo Nordic Life Science event   
            The County Hall London - 24-25th May 2018
Bio Europe 
            Bella Centre, Copenhagen - 5-7th Nov 2018

Take a look at our event calendar 2018-2019 to see more events or contact us at

Shipments to India: new Bill of Lading regulations

March 2018

As from 1st of April 2018, it will be mandatory that every Bill of lading contains the following information:

1. Importers GSTIN Number (Goods and Services Tax Number)

2. Importers IEC-Number (Importer and Exporter number)

3. Importers official e-mail address and contact details.

We kindly request you to mention this information in your B/L instructions.

Visit our newspage for more information.

WCA Singapore Conference 2018

March 2018

Our offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom, Germany and France were represented at the 10th WCA Conference in Singapore, which was held from 4th till 8th of March 2018.

Alan Harvey (DG & Defence Manager) and Mark Hall (Commercial Director) attended on behalf of Embassy Freight UK

BIFA conditions edition 2017

March 2018

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) conditions edition 2017 are added to our website under practical info - gereral terms and conditions.

Don't hesitate to contact us if you require more information.

National Holidays in April

March 2018

Please note that our offices are closed on following days:

Friday 30/03/2018 - due to Good Friday
Monday 02/04/2018 - due to Easter Monday

Our AOG & Time Critial Depts are running 24/7 as usual.

This newsletter is not legally binding.
Embassy Freight cannot be held liable for any inaccuracies published in its newsletters.

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