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March 30, 2022

Chinese Public Holiday - Qingming Festival

The Qingming Festival in China means that businesses and offices will be closed for the public holiday 3rd-5th April, reopening on Wednesday 6th April.

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March 30, 2022

Chinese Public Holiday - Qingming Festival

The Qingming Festival in China means that businesses and offices will be closed for the public holiday 3rd-5th April, reopening on Wednesday 6th April.

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March 28, 2022

Covid 19 latest news – Shanghai temporary lockdown

Following the worsening situation with rising covid infections in Shanghai, the local government has implemented a temporary lock-down to complete mass testing and to prevent further infections. The latest lockdown is in place from 28th March and expected to last until 1st April.

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March 14, 2022

Covid-19 Latest News - Shenzhen Temporary Lockdown

A new and serious wave of Covid-19 has been detected in Shenzhen and the local government has implemented a temporary lock-down in a bid to curb further infections. The latest lockdown is expected to last at least one week, with all offices being forced to close.

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March 1, 2022

Mannson Freight expanding with new Ipswich office

The beginning of 2022 was off to an exciting start for Mannson Freight. The launch of the new customer portal MFS Pro, coincided with the opening of the new Sales and Marketing office in Ipswich. The Ipswich office is the new base for Mannson’s marketing and sales activities. The office is home to Director of Operations James Hardy and Mannson new starter Rachael Miller.

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January 19, 2022

Mannson Freight Launches MFS Pro - the new portal for LCL customers

Mannson Freight have started 2022 with a bang by introducing their new bespoke customer portal, putting customers’ needs at the forefront.

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December 16, 2021

Increased Origin Charges over the Festive Priod in China

We have been hearing from our sources in China that local feeder carriers are looking to increase freight costs over the festive period. Due to the upcoming Spring Festival, plus rising Covid-19 infections feeder vessel crews are looking to start their leave early as they did last year under Chinese government advice to try and slow the spread of covid due to the vast movement of people in China close to festival times.

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October 26, 2021

Ahoy Mateys!

While the global shipping industry wrestles with many major issues, don't be fooled into thinking that all has gone quite with piracy on the high seas. As recently as two years ago the pirates of Somalia and were on our screens and in our news papers on an almost daily basis and were the scourge of the seas. Piracy has become less of a hot topic these days but it is still occurring on a regular basis and affecting container shipping worldwide.

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October 18, 2021

Container Freight price boom – In it for the long haul

We have all seen the huge increase in Freight prices over the past two years due to many colliding factors and I think we are now starting to see these price rises reflected in the high street and elsewhere in our communities.

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October 18, 2021

Mannson Freight at Multimodal 2021

Mannson Freight are delighted to be at Multimodal 2021 as an exhibitor. Our MD - Stuart Crowder, Director of Operations - James Hardy and Sales Manager - Paul Mansfield will be at the show from Tuesday 19th through to Thursday 21st October 2021.

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September 21, 2021

Mannson Freight launch new website and company branding

Mannson Freight are very excited to launch our new look website and logo after many months of hard work. We wanted to create something that reflected the changes that have been happening in the business in recent years and reflected the fresh and modern approach that we are now taking, in essence something that we could confidently move forward with and that our clients could relate to in the modern world.

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