World Hello Day

Tuesday, 21st November, 2017
The purpose of World Hello Day is simple – to encourage communication and dialogue between people of different backgrounds in order to achieve peace and understanding. Since its beginning in 1973, the day has been celebrated around the world annually…

World Maritime Day

Monday, 25th September, 2017
Happy World Maritime Day ! The Maritime day is celebrated by the IMPO (International Maritime Organisation) every year. The theme of this year is   “Connecting ships, ports and people”. The aim is to focus on the many diverse actors involved…

CEO of MacAndrews, Geoffrey Smith celebrates 50 years at MacAndrews

Tuesday, 18th July, 2017
Thursday the 13th of July was a momentous day for Geoffrey Smith and MacAndrews and Company Ltd. Geoffrey Smith, CEO of MacAndrews, celebrated 50 years with MacAndrews. For this occasion, the MacAndrews London offic e organised a surprise gathering in his…

Success at the 2017 EMEA Supply Chain & Exhibition Summit

Wednesday, 21st June, 2017
The EMEA Supply Chain & Exhibition Summit event, now in its 19th year that was held in Barcelona between 19th and the 21st of June was a great success. The format of the summit over the course of three days was…

MacAndrews – Best Shipping Line in Portugal for 2017

Friday, 19th May, 2017
On Wednesday, the 18th of May in Lisbon, Portugal, the leading logistics and transport publication Prémios Logística & Transportes Hoje awards were presented in several categories. This was the third edition of this initiative by the publication. MacAndrews LDA were crowned winners…

Commodity and Cargo. Do they mean the same thing?

Thursday, 18th May, 2017
The difference between Commodity and Cargo. Aren’t they the same, you may ask? The short answer is NO..There is a difference between Commodity and Cargo.. In economics, cargo or freight are goods or produce being conveyed – generally for commercial…

Dangerous Goods

Tuesday, 2nd May, 2017
What are sensitive or dangerous goods ? They are articles or materials that have to be transported and/or handled according to very specific regulations. These are every day’s life products such as paint, battery, leather, alcohol and sometimes explosives like…

Clementines:- From grove to shelf. How?

Tuesday, 4th April, 2017
On 4th of April 1932 Vitamin C was isolated for the first time in a laboratory setting. This scientific breakthrough took place in Szeged, Hungary. Normally, Vitamin C brings to mind fresh citrus fruits, but it was actually the traditional…

Intermodal vs. Multimodal: What is the Difference?

Monday, 20th February, 2017
To obtain the best routing is not the same as getting the best total shipping cost. Using a combination of different transport carriers is sometimes better to achieve the best total shipping cost for door to door movements. However, it…

Door-to-door delivery for perishable goods

Thursday, 19th January, 2017
Our dedicated reefer teams offer tailor-made solutions for the transport of your perishable goods whilst maintaining the cold chain from your warehouse to the final destination. The door-to-door transportation model is the most cost-effective solution to allow retailers and wholesalers…