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Incoterms Explained: Free On Board (FOB)

Free on Board is one of 11 Incoterms used in international trade. It denotes at which...

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Incoterms Explained: EX Works (EXW) |...

Ex Works is one of the most commonly used Incoterms in freight forwarding. It clarifies at...

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Understanding Freight Costs In Detail [Our...

Freight Forwarding: A Directive to Understanding Costs in Detail [2022] It's important to understand the pricing,...

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How to Accelerate Imports | Customs...

Clear Customs Fast With Customs Freight Simplified Procedures   Who doesn’t want to get their goods...

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What Does IMO Stand For? |...

What is IMO? Shipping via sea (also known as ocean freight) is often, the most cost-effective...

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What Is An EORI Number? [Find...

An EORI number is required for everyone who transfers goods over European borders, whether within the...

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We Are ISO 9001 Approved |...

ISO 9001 Accreditation DG International is proud to announce the company has achieved ISO 9001:2015 status....

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How to Ship From China to...

  China is one of the UK’s biggest trading partners. Everything from textiles to furniture to...

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Bonded Warehouses [NEW 2022 Guide Released]

While the vast majority of goods become taxable as soon as they enter the UK, using...

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What Makes A Good Logistics Company...

Logistics companies act as your business's middlemen, moving products from one market to another. As such...

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Top Four Modes of Transport |...

  Air, Road, Sea and Rail. These are the four major modes of transport (or types)...

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Understanding LCL Shipping | Guide &...

What is an LCL shipment and what does it mean? Within the shipping industry you will...

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Port Centric Logistics | Definition |...

Port Centric Logistics Complete Guide In the logistics industry, the phrase ‘port-centric logistics’ often referred to...

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Bill of Lading Shipping Definition |...

What is a Bill of Lading [meaning] and why would you need it? In this article,...

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Fully IATA Certified Member | Airfreight...

Fully IATA Certified Member & Partner Often referred to as IATA, The International Air Transport Association...

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Multimodal vs. Intermodal Modes of Transport...

Multimodal vs Intermodal Transportation - The Key Differences [Explained 2022] When it comes to the transportation...

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How To Calculate VAT & Duty...

How to calculate VAT & Duty on goods that have been imported from outside the EU...

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What Is An EUR1 Certificate? |...

What is an EUR1 Certificate? An EUR1 Certificate (or EUR1 document), also known as a “movement...

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When Do You Need A Freight...

When is a freight forwarder needed? Here you can find our guide which details the common...

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Advantages Using Freight Forwarders [Full Guide:...

What are the Advantages to Using a Freight  Forwarder? In this article, we’ll explore what the...

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Marine Cargo Insurance | [Explained]

What is marine cargo insurance? You can find our comprehensive explanation about the topic and discover...

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What is AEO Status | A...

What does AEO mean? AEO status stands for Authorised Economic Operator, and is a globally recognised...

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Pro Carrier Website Launch

Our goal with this new website is to provide visitors with an easier way to learn...

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Choosing A Freight Forwarder | [Top...

There are an estimated 100,000 freight forwarding companies worldwide in 2022. There are over 1,500 companies...

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TEU and FEU Containers | Everything...

What is TEU and FEU Container Shipping Understanding the difference between TEU, FEUs and containers is...

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What is HS Code | Explained...

HS Codes are defined as Harmonised Systems Codes and are the standardised numerical description and coding system developed by the World Customs Organization (WCO)....

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Fully AEO Certified Partner

DG International is proud to announce the company has achieved Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status. The...

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FCL and LCL | Definition &...

When shipping via ocean-freight there are two methods of container shipments most commonly used in the logistics industry...

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What is a Freight Forwarder [Complete...

In this article, we’ll take a deep dive into understanding what a freight forwarder is, what...

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Horizon Community Update

Horizon Community Update It was highlighted to us that the generation of order reference numbers and...

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Digital transformation in logistics
Key Insights [2021]: Our Digital Transformation...

The modern-day consumer has complex varied needs, and their expectations are changing, fast. But we all...

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Introducing Our Horizon Platform

Since our inception in 2009, we have rapidly grown our staff, offices and services, and with...

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UK manufacturing: Global growth and European...

James Appleby Managing Director, DG International COVID-19 industry recovery. It’s a term we hear a lot,...

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E-commerce, Retail, Online Shopping, Internet
The Latest Trends in Retail [2021]

The latest trends in retail: how COVID-19 accelerated a shift to e-commerce It is often said...

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Adapting to Survive

James Appleby Managing Director Keeping the economy moving – of which the retail industry plays a...

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Lessons learned: how will Covid changes...

James Appleby Managing Director In March, the Covid-19 pandemic changed the world. In the logistics industry,...

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Positively paperless

Leah Samy Head of Business Change At the start of 2020 we announced our digital transformation,...

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DG Update: Repaying government furlough

Ryan Lucas CEO Since April, trade has been extremely encouraging for DG International Group. We have...

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Celebrating success

Craig Spicer Head of Sales We would like to take a moment to say congratulations and...

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DG Update: New joiners

We are pleased to welcome Lianne Robinson and Heather Doherty to the DG team! Both are joining...

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Supporting Essex Voluntary Blood Service

This week we donated 1000 masks to Essex Voluntary Blood Service (Essex Blood Runners), a local...

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Everywoman in Transport & Logistics awards

We would like to congratulate, Leah Samy, for being shortlisted as one of the finalists in...

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Fighting Fragmentation in supply chain logistics

James Appleby MD Technology is changing every aspect of supply chain logistics and as global supply...

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DG update: DG HQ and fulfilment...

Ryan Lucas CEO Our fulfilment teams will continue to operate as normal I sent out an...

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Update March 2020 – COVID-19

Ryan Lucas CEO Customers and employee safety remain our highest priorities As we prepare for further...

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Coronavirus update

Earlier this week we posted an update about the Cornavirus and the possible impacts on your...

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The Coronavirus outbreak

Millions of people in China were due to be on the move at the end of...

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Bringing Transparency to the Supply Chain...

Recently, we have changed the way we work at DG International by replacing all our internal...

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Chinese New Year 2020

It is the year of the rat, the first of the zodiac animals and a sign...

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The 12 Rules of Christmas Logistics 

With Christmas just around the corner, any business that needs to ship any sort of stock...

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Tariff increases on an updated list...

In July 2018, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) started collecting a 25% tariff on 818...

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DG International and Yodel at White...

Visit DG International and Yodel at stand 300 at White Label Expo, 27-28 November 2019  “2020...

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IMO 2020

What is IMO 2020? Shipping is the foundation of the global economy, with more than 90%...

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DG International appoints new site manager...

This month we are delighted to announce a second new appointment, this time of our new...

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Avoiding a freight fright post-Brexit

By Paul Westron, Head of UK Operations At time of writing, we still do not know...

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How to approach digital transformation

A common error when approaching digital transformation is overlooking the need for operational change. Equally, making...

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Leading logistics’ digital transformation

The digital transformation of the logistics sector will not only disrupt the industry but offers an...

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DG International appoints new site manager...

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of our new site manager Nathan Lee, who will be...

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DG International partners with Yodel

This week, we announced our strategic partnership with Yodel to allow UK retailers to target emerging markets and expand...

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DG at White Label Expo

DG is going to be at the Excel in just 9 weeks to talk about an...

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DG Business Update

DG International has undergone several exciting changes over the last few years. As well as celebrating...

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DG Brexit Update

Brexit is currently being heatedly debated in Commons and even now, is still shrouded in uncertainty....

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