Four Quick Tips to Help You Leave the 9-to-5 and Be Your Own Boss

Four Quick Tips to Help You Leave the 9-to-5 and Be Your Own Boss   For two years I was employed full-time and operated my business (This Way Up Global Ltd) part-time.  In late 2017 I finally made the jump to working on my business full-time.  So, I would like to share some brief points […]

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Customer Insight: Blackwell and Sons

Customer Insight: Blackwell and Sons Recently This Way Up moved another full container for a happy customer from the UK to New Zealand. Below you can see some pictures of the loading process. Our customer, Blackwell & Sons currently move 4-6 20FT containers per year to New Zealand. This Way Up is able to save […]

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Importing or Exporting? 5 Areas to Consider when Preparing for Brexit

Importing or Exporting? 5 Areas to Consider when Preparing for Brexit   This article is for our UK based clients.   For our New Zealand based clients: don’t worry we know there may be Brexit implications (and benefits!) for you also and we will cover these soon, in a separate article.   So for our […]

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Do you have your eye on a special item or unique goods that you would like to purchase in the EU or UK and get to NZ?

Do you have your eye on a special item or unique goods that you would like to purchase in the EU or UK and get to NZ?   Recently one of our New Zealand based client’s had the dilemma of wanting to purchase goods from Germany but the supplier of those goods was not prepared […]

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Incoterms®: Their common (mis)use in international shipping and preventing costly errors

Incoterms®: Their common (mis)use in international shipping and preventing costly errors   Are you moving containerised goods or airfreight around the world? Great! now, do you see “FOB Shanghai” or “CIF Toronto” on your paperwork? Well, it’s wrong.   The terms CIF, CFR , FAS and FOB should only be used for conventional sea freight […]

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The 11 Incoterms®

The 11 Incoterms®   This is the second article in a three part series on the International Commercial Terms (Incoterms®). This article explains each of the current eleven Incoterms® rules. The below extracts were taken, with permission, directly from the International Chamber of Commerce website. If you would like your own copy then please go […]

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International Commercial Terms (Incoterms®)

International Commercial Terms (Incoterms®)   This is the first in a series of three articles on Incoterms®. This first article gives you an introduction to the Incoterms rules, what they are and why they are used – with regard to international shipping. The Incoterms® rules are a set of rules created by the International Chamber […]

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Three easy ways to reduce international transport & shipping costs when importing / exporting.

Three easy ways to reduce international transport & shipping costs when importing / exporting. #1 Get multiple quotes for any project or job Many businesses enforce a three quote (minimum) policy when requesting shipping rates but many do not. If you are one of those businesses who does not then start now. This will ensure […]

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Minis, Range Rovers and Caravans. Buy British and bring them home. It’s easier than you think.

Minis, Range Rovers and Caravans. Buy British and bring them home. It’s easier than you think. You’ve been thinking about moving a vehicle or caravan from the UK to New Zealand or Australia for a while now. The exchange rates are better, you’ve found what you are after in the UK and you’re all set […]

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