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Cargo, Containers & Craziness – Going Behind Enemy Lines

Earlier this month I had an enquiry about delivering in excess of 20 x 40ft containers filled with water irrigation systems, water butts and tanks. Now, this might not seem unusual. Afterall, we deliver all kinds of cargo from noodle sauce to Rolls Royce jet engines all the time. But this one was a little different. It wasn’t the cargo …

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The Life of a Freight Forwarder

There’s nothing quite like the life of a freight forwarder. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you’ll know all about the jet setting, travel and excitement it brings. But did you also know that as freight forwarders, we have magical powers too? I’m only kidding of course, but it would be handy! I think if we wrote …

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How Is Millennium Cargo Preparing For Brexit?

With Brexit just a month away, I thought it was time to let our clients know what we’re doing to prepare for the big change. The honest answer is, it’s kind of hard to prepare for something, when you don’t know what it is you’re supposed to prepare for! Until there is an agreement in place, or a No-Deal Brexit …

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Shipping Container Fires – Is Your Cargo At Risk?

It seems that every year at least one cargo ship fire makes the headlines. This year we didn’t have to wait long! On 3rd January the Hapag-Lloyd vessel “Yantian Express” caught fire. The 320m long ship, built in 2002, was on it’s route from Colombo to Halifax through the Suez Canal, when a fire broke out in a container on …

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Have You Fallen Off The Wagon Too?

We’re more than 3 weeks in to January. The festive season is far behind us and it’s business as usual. So, I’m going to ask the question. How are your New Year’s resolutions going? I know. Cruel question. The chances are you’ve already fallen off the wagon with at least one, if not all of them. But don’t beat yourself …

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The Power Of Habit

Today is the day that many of us put our Christmas jumpers away and drag ourselves bleary-eyed back into the office. It’s a new year, time for a fresh start and a whole 52 weeks of opportunities lie ahead of you. But are you feeling energised and excited? Or deflated and disappointed? If you didn’t achieve what you hoped in …

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Christmas is only around the corner

  How time flies, another year nearly gone and the countdown for Christmas begins.  I thought I would share with you some of the memories I have from the year…….. Do you remember when the NHS cancelled all non-urgent treatments from mid-January until the end of the month, reports had emerged of patients facing long waits for treatment and being …

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Blink & You’ll Miss It…

There’s no denying it. Christmas is just around the corner. The streets are illuminated with fairy lights, the shops are filled with the sound of Mariah Carey and Michael Buble, and my newsfeed is packed with photos of elves doing unspeakable things. But where did the rest of the year go? It seems like only last month we were whinging …

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