Summer Driving Bans

Its that time of year again! Please see here a reminder of the summer driving bans which could effect your cargo transit time across Europe The bans come into effect 1st July and last for 8 weeks **FRENCH DRIVING BANS** Driving bans for 7.5t  and over No driving – Saturday 7am-7pm Driving  – Saturday 7pm-10pm…

First European turns 10!

On Saturday we celebrated our 10th trading year ( a little early). First we headed to WOOD MANCHESTER for a 5 course tasting menu then afterwards to Albert Schloss Manchester for drinks and dancing. Jenna ‘director’ says: It was a great evening of celebration for us, getting to 10 years is a massive achievement. My team…

Brexit is coming!

Although we appreciate that at the time of going to press the Brexit situation is still very uncertain, First European will be here to help. We can advise on all aspects of your shipments before or after 29.03, whatever the outcome. We are in a position to arrange not only the transit of your goods but…

European Freight Delays mean Express is the way forward

The next 8 weeks (July to September), will see European freight delays effecting manufacturers, freight forwarders and and direct shippers, importing and exporting goods across European countries. Does your business use a Freight Forwarder or Couriers to transport goods to Europe? If so, has your business planned for the disruption to UK imports from Europe and exporting…