MWG Warehousing Division: Your Partner for Comprehensive Logistics Solutions
Since the early stages of warehousing projects, Maurice Ward Group's Warehousing Division has been providing expert consultancy, preparatory work, and tailored solutions to address our clients’ unique challenges by finding the right location, space, and offering a full warehousing services portfolio. With over 50 years of experience, these services include inventory management, order fulfillment, and last-mile deliveries.
Maurice Ward Bulgaria is GDP Certified!
GDP certification is a globally recognized standard that sets out guidelines for the proper distribution of medicinal products for human use and covers all aspects of the supply chain, from storage and transportation to handling and documentation. It is designed to ensure that pharmaceutical products are consistently stored, transported, and handled in a manner that preserves their quality, safety, and efficacy.
New direction, new opportunity. We are already in Finland
Maurice Ward Group continues to expand its footprint in Scandinavia marking its completion with the newly opened branch in Helsinki, Finland. Being located in Northern Europe, Finland is a hop away from all major European countries making it a perfect door opener for international trade.
Everything you need to know about Green Logistics
Online sales and delivery services have increased in the past few years, which makes more people buy their daily needs online. Sometimes these purchases need to be transferred from one country to another, resulting in longer supply chain and more logistics. All these operations affect the environment causing emissions and pollution rates.
Netherlands, are you ready for the transition from AGS to DMS?
Given the fast-approaching customs changes in the Netherlands, our team of experts will guide you in managing this transition. With our DMS Checklist below, you will find all you need to know for the migration from AGS to DMS.
Welcome to our Rome logistics hub
The opening of this latest location in Rome marks the third branch office to be opened by the Maurice Ward Group in Italy, making sure we reach the entire country from Milan, Turin and now also Rome.
Top roles robots play in logistics in 2022
The world is changing quickly, especially in the technology field, and the need for robots has increased in the past few years. Due to labor shortage during the pandemic, the urgent necessity to find workforce alternatives to support business activities has risen the roles robots play in all business sectors, particularly in logistics activities.
From CHIEF to CDS, one platform for all UK Imports and Exports
The UK’s legacy customs system, Customs Handling of Import & Export Freight (CHIEF), is being replaced by Customs Declaration Service (CDS). CDS will handle all imports and exports arriving/departing the UK by land, air, or sea. CDS is a flexible, modular platform that is built to scale with the growth of international trade.
We are expanding with a new office in Norway
We are continuing our growth in the Scandinavian region with our new office opening in Oslo, Norway.
Our office in Serbia is officially open for business
At Maurice Ward Group (MWG) we are celebrating the opening of yet another office and this time in Belgrade, Serbia. Expansion into Serbia further enhances MWG’s presence in Europe with currently more than 50 owned offices in 25 European countries.
Maurice Ward Group at BreakBulk Europe Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Maurice Ward Group at BreakBulk Europe Rotterdam, The Netherlands May 2022 Find your local contact May 23, 2022 Breakbulk Europe, the European fair for Breakbulk, Project Cargo and Heavy lift, was held in Rotterdam Ahoy from 17 to 19 May 2022. It was one of the first big logistics events after COVID and this event’s […]
MWG’s humanitarian journey to Ukraine
The current situation in Ukraine has sparked an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. Ukraine is very unsafe and, in many places, people have no way out. The war also often makes it impossible for the Ukrainian government or aid organizations to get the citizens out of dangerous situations, or to offer them emergency aid.
Xiamen under own control
A historic port city on Fujian's subtropical coast, Xiamen is one of the most intriguing and interesting cities in southwestern China. Located on a few islands, this port city is connected to the mainland with a few bridges and a tunnel, but due to the age-old trade contacts with other countries, it is above all a Chinese city with a diverse and international cultural past.
Women in logistics
The logistics sector still has to deal with several stigmas and these make it unattractive for many women to look for a job in logistics. Work in logistics would be too physical, not very diverse and not offer enough opportunities for advancement. As with many stigmas, after a more careful look, these often turn out to be incorrect.
Logistics Trends of 2022
The logistics and supply chain industry has evolved significantly within the last decade. New technologies and computer-aided business approaches have become essential more than ever.
Our warmest wishes for a happy holiday season! Life is an adventure that’s full of beautiful destinations.
Customs duties are a nightmare for many manufacturers and traders around the world. Countries with developed economies tend to apply these duties on imports and exports, which cost business entities a fortune every year.
WMS or ERP? 4 questions to consider
Over time, many companies run into the logistical limits of their ERP system in the warehouse. For example, due to changed order profiles, e-commerce orders, shorter lead times, more volume due to growth or too few pick locations to be able to process the growing assortment.
Importance of Supply Chain Resilience
Resilience is defined as the ability of an organization to successfully confront the unforeseen which has become a core element in supply chain management and its operation.
Introducing our new office in Croatia, Zagreb
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Martin Leljak as the Operation Manager for our newly opened office in Croatia, Zagreb. The added location will strengthen Maurice Ward Group’s footprint and offer a dedicated local team for our clients and partners in order to provide better services, expand our scope, and enable new projects.
ISO 9001:2015 Re‑certification
We are immensely proud to share that Maurice Ward Bulgaria, Hungary, Ireland and Romania recently successfuly renewed their ISO 9001:2015 certification until June 2024. With this general quality management standard, Maurice Ward Group (MWG) guarantees its prospects, customers and partners the highest standards of cooperation.
Shipping Terms and Glossary
There is a lot to consider when transporting goods internationally. One of the most important things is to make clear agreements with foreign customers and suppliers.
Short sea shipping to UK and Ireland – We give you a sea of possibilities
Short sea shipping has a relatively long history but now it became actual again, more than ever. The reason is obvious, Brexit and the significant issue it brought to road freight services between the UK, Ireland and the EU.
MWG’s Express Van Delivery Service
Maurice Ward Group’s Express Van Delivery Service transfers goods and documents all over Europe, tailored to customers’ requirements with a focus on time-definite and day-definite pick up and delivery. Anything that fits in a box van, we collect and deliver! Undamaged, fast, easy and reliable transportations are what distinguish us.
Brexit and its consequences for the logistics sector
The United Kingdom (UK) is out of the European Union (EU). After difficult negotiations lasting more than 2 years, the UK officially left the EU on January 31st 2020. Since then, the UK and the EU have long negotiated the future relationship that entered into force on January 1st 2021. Negotiations have been difficult and, in the end, they ended in a limited agreement.
Incoterms® 2020 International Trade Regulations
The ICC Incoterms® 2020 are here! This new version was launched at the end of 2019. The ICC determines a new set of Incoterms every 10 years in consultation with the business community.
Air freight charter, MWG’s teams come with the solutions
The European Union and the United Kingdom signed a free trade agreement on December 24, 2020. From January 1, 2021, different rules will apply when doing business with the UK. You will have to deal with customs obligations, such as import and export declarations, inspections, export certificates and export documents.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2021!
After a difficult year, to say the least, it is almost Christmas and New Year time. Wishing you much strength and success, but above all good health.
Maurice Ward Group, your shipper for China trade by rail
The New Silk Road, the largest infrastructure project ever, provides an excellent connection between Europe and China, creating various logistics opportunities for your supply chain.
Maurice Ward Group, your reliable partner in storing your transit cargo!
Your shipments are in transit and you need a shelter while shuttered factories in Europe are closed? We are here to help! Our teams at Maurice Ward Group continue carrying out their duty by offering storage spaces during lockdown, now, and if needed, also in the future.
MWG in action for Moria
The infamous Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos burned down on 9th of September 2020, leaving 13,000 people on the street as they have nowhere to go. Human rights organizations speak of a nightmare and urge everyone to get in action.
Our fleet reflects your needs
Maurice Ward Logistics’ fleet has eye-catching additions, the new branding for our frigo trailers is ready! As a trusted partner for your business we are constantly seeking to improve and respond efficiently, effectively and flexibly to provide the best fit for your cargo and goods.
Together for Lebanon!
Up to 300,000 people were left homeless and more than 200 people were killed after the massive explosion in the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday 4 August.
Timed Transfer Ltd becomes exclusive partner of Maurice Ward Group
We are happy to announce that Timed Transfer is our exclusive partner for processing and clearing all intra group payments.
Our response to COVID-19
The spread of COVID-19 over the past months continues to affect us all. Even as progress is made and offices are reopened in some countries, colleagues in other parts of the world are asked to work from home, reminding us that this is an ever-changing global issue that we all need to address and overcome together.
Progress in buying eco-friendly electric vehicles
Switching over to electric vehicles is at the heart of our company’s efforts to help preserve the environment as we recognize our responsibility to the environment goes beyond the numbers on the balance sheet.
Our new Antwerp office is open
To better respond to current and future customers’ needs, we have opened a new office in Belgium, Antwerp, an important step in the development of our business that we are proud of.
Maurice Ward Art Handling
Maurice Ward Art Handling is a business unit of Maurice Ward Co. Ltd. In 2008, the Directors, Mary Mc Loughlin and John Ward, due to their involvement and interest in the contemporary visual arts, as well as, a demand from clients, set up a specialist unit engaged in Fine Art Handling and transport.
MWG wins Supplier Excellence Award
We are extremely pleased to announce that after we were nominated, we eventually won the “Supplier Excellence Award” awarded by our customer Kemet during their logistics summit in Italy for our great performance in 2018 and 2019.
MWG presents Project Cargo Unit
The Maurice Ward Group’s Project Cargo Unit is a division where we provide a unique combination of project freight forwarding coupled with in-depth knowledge of the shipping industry and vast technical know-how to meet global customers’ demands now and in the future.
MWG announces new office in Athens, Greece
Maurice Ward & Co announced that they have opened a new facility in Athens, Greece, located at Athens International Airport with Kelly Merkouraki as Branch Manager.
MWG provides industry leadership to protect the environment
Sustainability and protection of the environment is something the Maurice Ward group takes very serious. While other companies talk about it, the Maurice Ward group has taken the initiative to actually do something.
Our MWG colleagues from the Aerospace Division in Hungary, Bulgaria, The UK & France will be participating at AP&M 2019 event that will take place on 5th and 6th of June in Frankfurt, Germany.
BreakBulk Europe 2019 with us
Maurice Ward Group will be participating at Breakbulk Europe 2019 exhibition held in Bremen, Germany, scheduled to take place from the 21st of to 23th of May.
Our new website is online!
We are delighted to officially announce the launch of our new & refreshed website, www.mauriceward.com, which coincides with our expanding role as a global leader in freight forwarding, warehousing, logistics & customs clearance solutions.
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