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As an internationally active freight forwarding company, Kopf + Lübben has many contacts with partners and customers worldwide on a daily basis, whether by e-mail, telephone call, video conference or in meetings. The language of business is English, so Kopf + Lübben already makes sure that apprentices have a good basic knowledge of the English language when they are selected. To further develop this basis for everyday business, we send the young people in their third year of training to English-speaking countries, where they experience the working world for three weeks in internship. 

After several postponements of the deadlines set out in the Border Operating Model, some transitional arrangements for imports of goods from the EU to the UK will expire at the end of the year. For example, full customs declarations will be mandatory from 1st January 2022. From that date, full customs declarations and temporary storage declarations must be lodged before they are shipped and customs controls will be carried out.

The mood in China's manufacturing industry is darkening.

The Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post reports that power rationing measures have been introduced in 20 of 31 provinces. Coal shortages are to blame, as is Beijing's drive to meet emission reduction targets.

 

Working together, a number of Bremen freight forwarders donated several thousand euros to INFORAS International Forwarders Association Ltd. in order to procure urgently needed goods, such as shovels, water pushers, road brooms, wheelbarrows, mortar, refrigerators and power generators …

The coronavirus pandemic and the running aground of the Ever Given in the Suez Canal showed just how susceptible global supply chains are to disruption. What has happened since then? One piece of good news is that the Suez Canal jam has …

A video explaining rail transport – we are entering completely new territory together with Horst Götze, the operator of the Logistics Channel on YouTube. Making a virtue out of necessity, Horst Götze made good use of his time during the pandemic …

In Bremen, Ms Maika Guevara starts her vocational training as a forwarding and logistics services clerk on 1 August. Ms Guevara is only 22 years old and already brings along some language and professional experience: She regularly …

On 1 July 2021, Mr Phil Ringelmann completed his vocational training as a freight forwarding and logistics services clerk with the top mark of very good. We warmly congratulate Mr Ringelmann and are just as pleased as he is …

Everyone is talking about the new Silk Road, which is much appreciated by our clientele, at a time when we need to come up with a good compromise between transport time and price: ocean freight takes too long in some cases and air freight …

In order to increase safety on board ships, since 2016 only containers whose VGM (verified gross mass) has been determined using one of two approved methods and notified to the shipping company may be loaded. As announced in mid-March 2021, …

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