SDW eRecruit at Multimodal 2018

How quickly a year goes by… the team at SDW visited Multimodal this week – which is always a great opportunity for us to catch up with our clients, a number of candidates we have placed over the years who have now progressed their careers, and fellow industry suppliers & even competitors!” We also attended

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What not to write in a Job Advert

As online recruitment advertising experts to the shipping & logistics industry, the team at SDW know a thing or two about writing effective adverts. Writing the perfect advert plays a vital role in finding your ideal hire. The most effective adverts are concise, engaging and tells the job seeker why your opportunity is better than

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Ocean freight picking up after Chinese New Year

Demand for ocean shipping services out of Asia is now picking up after the Chinese New Year holidays, according to one leading forwarder executive. But volumes on key trades are still subdued compared to a year earlier and analysts are expecting further declines in container spot freight rates before demand ramps up for the summer

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How to stand out in any stage of your career

Whether you are currently working with a large team and looking to push ahead, or you are applying for new career roles internally or externally, trying to set yourself apart from others can be difficult. Here are some tips help ensure your hard work and talent get noticed: Stand out from the crowd – Firstly

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Geest Line’s Dover arrival heralds ‘new era’ of trade links

The Port of Dover has welcomed its first Geest Line vessel, heralding the start of a long-term partnership with the expanding Europe-to-Caribbean freight firm. The 14,000-ton Baltic Klipper is the first of a newly strengthened fleet of five Geest Line ships to discharge its eastbound fruit cargo in Kent following loading in Colombia and the

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Japanese liner shipping trio becomes ONE, ready for launch next spring

The container businesses of K Line, MOL and NYK will operate under the tradename Ocean Network Express (ONE) from 1 April next year. In a joint statement today the Japanese trio said: “The move will allow Ocean Network Express to better meet customers’ needs by providing high-quality, consolidation and enhancement of the three companies’ global

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How to talk about money in your interview

Let’s face it, being interviewed is a nerve wracking experience at the best of times and although no doubt you’ve prepared as much as you can – read the website, looked at their social media pages, read the job spec, then re-read the job spec and made a list of questions to ask – we

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