April 14, 2021

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The port of Liverpool will have a new service connecting the United Kingdom with China

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The Liverpool Port Until April 4, it will be offered as part of a new service between the United Kingdom and China TKD Alsis, Company to be a part of Alsace Global Logistics.

The first service will depart from Shanghai with two additional departures on April 4 and April 22 and 25, connecting that Chinese port with an intermediate stop at Ningbo until it reaches Liverpool.

TKD Alsis’ new initiative aims to provide relief to customers facing higher maritime freight rates, as well as lower reliability due to the co-impacts of global epidemics.

The service will have a transit time of 28 days, and ships will be the size of a feeder larger than Panama or larger. This will provide many benefits to cargo owners as it will significantly reduce the chance of delays at ports due to the absence of multiple port calls.

In addition, the service will go directly to the heart of the UK market, where Alcis has a number of customers. It also guarantees that once the space is reserved, the goods will be shipped.

Darren Wright, Director Gerande de Alcis Global Logistics, He said: “This service, under our own direct letter, was born out of need and frustration, due to the issue of supply and demand at present. By taking a progressive approach, we hope to be able to provide a guaranteed service at a reasonable price, without a slip or additional stops from Shanghai and Ningbo to Liverpool, especially if demand from North UK customers is able to support a critical service frequently. Long time from China directly to Liverpool ”.

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Peel ports, The operator of the Port of Liverpool, hopes the new service will provide customers with greater reliability and competitive transportation options.

David Hugh, Managing Director, Peel Ports, Pointed out that “inventory owners need to be reassured that they can trust their supply chain partners in these challenging times and provide innovative solutions to mitigate the effects of the epidemic”.

“The Port of Liverpool continues to demonstrate its strength, agility and endurance in easing pressure on traditional routes and providing a direct gateway to the heart of the UK cargo owner community,” he added.