It is important to take into consideration how holidays in certain countries can influence others around the world. Where western society has Christmas and New Year, the Chinese has the Lunar New Year or what is known as, Chinese New Year. It is one of the most popular holidays in the world. In fact, a [...]
Due to Swiss National Day, ATM Global Logistics will be fully closed on Tuesday 1st August 2017. However we will be open as usual on Monday 31st July to take care of all of your requests and will return to work as normal on Wednesday 2nd August. Feel free to contact us if you have [...]
ATM will be closed on Thursday 25th May and there will be a permanence working on Friday 26th May for urgent matters. We will return to work as normal on Monday 29th May. Your air export shipments will be consigned to Zurich airport on the Friday morning (26.05). In order for your cargo to be [...]
Following a series of shipping company mergers, by April 2018, the 7 largest shipping companies will control more than 65% of global capacity. The most recent mergers have become vital to a number of medium-sized companies. Indeed, economies of scale due to low marginal costs have allowed the "big three" (Maersk Line, MSC and CMA [...]
The Chinese government has introduced a new VAT of 6% applicable on all freight charges paid in China even if the goods are exported. This will have an impact on all quotations that were previous to the 1st of August.
From 1 January 2013 all customs declarations should be completed electronically. Therefore, the document (11 030) will no longer be used. At ATM we can recover your documents via the E-December or NCTS.
The airline born out of the cooperation between Shenzhen Airlines and Lufthansa will no longer be operational. Based in Shenzhen, it will no longer spread it’s wings and is being wound up! According to their statements, this should not have any effect on the two airlines 'mothers'.
Credit Suisse and OSEC have published a study covering the prospects of PMEs on the next six months. It is interesting to see that the familiar partner countries remain important to Switzerland. We can classify the export destinations to which Swiss PMEs export like this: * 85% will export to Europe * 51% will export [...]