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Have You Ever Flown From The World’s Busiest Airports?

If you’ve ever flown from Stansted on an early morning flight then you’ll know that chaos that busy airports can bring for travellers. But is it the same for cargo? Thankfully not. While sea freight is still the most popular way to move cargo, airports are king when it comes to moving goods fast. A few weeks ago I shared …

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The Drones Are Coming…

I thought the idea of drone delivery was dead. It’s been nearly 5 years since Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced Prime Air and his plans to make drone delivery a reality. The goal was to make it possible to deliver a selection of products in 30 minutes or less. Using drones to carry the cargo from local Amazon fulfilment centres …

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Cargo, Containers & Craziness: $2.41 Trillion…

Did you know that more than around 90% of the world trade is carried out by the international shipping industry? I don’t know about you, but I think that is pretty nuts! Despite the many technological advances over the last 50 years, cargo shipping still remains the most popular way to move goods throughout the world. It may not be …

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Speeding Fines For Freight Ships?

The youth today seem to be split into two firm categories. The screen-zombies who spend the majority of their time on their phones and Xboxes, obsessed with reaching the next game level or getting more likes on Instagram. And the switched on, inspired kids who have used the internet to educate themselves and are passionate about shaping the world they …

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One Of The Many Perks Of The Job…

Last week I had the privilege of being invited to go to Birmingham Airport for a “behind the scenes” tour of Qatar Airways. It’s quite exciting times for Birmingham Airport. Over the last few years they have made some massive progress. They now operate two flights a day to Dubai with Emirates on their A380 Airbus, the super jumbo double …

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Did You Hear What They’re Saying About You?

As you know, I travel a lot. My job takes me to all four corners of the globe. From Amsterdam to Beijing, Doha to the USA. I love this part of my job. But those of you who travel will know it can take it’s toll. Over the last 25 years I’ve discovered that there are three key things I …

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Bigger Isn’t Always Better

I’ve just returned from an eye-opening trip to Doha in Qatar. Not your usual holiday destination, but I wasn’t there for a jolly. As you know I am passionate about building relationships with suppliers and other forwarders all around the world. It’s these personal relationships that help me to hand pick who we work with end ensure that your cargo …

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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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Chadd’s Going To Amsterdam…

Amsterdam is famous for its red-light district and “Coffee Shops”. So, you might be wondering why I’m publicising my trip there? Well I hate to disappoint but I’m not that kind of party animal. I’m not heading to Amsterdam to party this month, I’m going for something much more exciting instead! This year’s Atlas and Alfa Logistics Network Annual Conference. …

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Alfa Logistics Network

This year I am very excited to be attending the second Alfa Logistics Network freight forwarders conference in Malaysia. As a founding member Millennium Cargo will be representing the UK where we will enjoy a full 3-day schedule with a lot of interesting and fun side activities to promote social interaction. This allows us to do even more business with …

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