Doing Business with Germany

Join us with International Shipping expert and native from Scarbrough’s exclusive German partner, Alfons Koester & Co GmbH as we learn the process of exporting to and importing from Germany. In this webinar, you will learn: German trade facts business culture & etiquette expectations & […]

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Update on Trade Lane – Europe to North America

Update on Trade Lane – Europe to North America Significant influences have caused delays and ocean freight increases which have impacted the transatlantic trade lane between Europe and North America. Jan Hansen, North American Trade Lane Manager of Alfons Koester, Scarbrough’s exclusive German partner, was […]

Scarbrough Celebrates 25 years with German Partner

Scarbrough and Alfons Celebrate. Scarbrough International, Ltd. and Alfons Köster & Co. GmbH celebrate working together for 25 years next week at the annual Worldwide United Shipping Conference.  Both companies have been part of United Shipping, which is a worldwide network of independently owned and […]

Germany train crash: Several killed near Bavarian town of Bad Aibling

Germany train crash: Several killed near Bavarian town of Bad Aibling Two passenger trains have collided head-on near the town of Bad Aibling in the southern German state of Bavaria. Police reported that at least ten people have been killed and 108 injured. The accident […]

German Train Drivers Strike

German train drivers begin strike despite Merkel warnings Excerpt from American Journal of Transportation |  By: Reuters | Nov 05 2014 German train drivers started a four-day strike against state-owned rail operator Deutsche Bahn on Wednesday that threatens to harm the economy and prompted a rare intervention from […]

World Cup 2014 – Congrats to Germany

As a Global Business, Scarbrough International has the privilege of working with our partners, clients, carriers vendors and consignees in all countries around the world.  We would like to take a quick moment to congratulate all 32 countries with teams that participated in this year’s […]

One VERY LARGE Project Shipment

One Project Shipment and A Small Window of Time.  Scarbrough International, Ltd. and German partner, Alfons Koester take pride in our exclusive Large Equipment Freight Services.  Let’s take a look at a recent move! Some VERY LARGE Cases.   Cases ranging from 10 to 14 tons per […]

Germany Documentation Requirement – 6 Digit HS Codes

Carriers have announced that effective immediately, German Customs will be enforcing its requirement on HS codes for all inbound and transshipped cargo via German Ports. To enable us to comply with this requirement your shipping instructions would need to clearly state the container number and […]