Nicole Howarth Info
Nicole Howarth is the managing director of award-winning UK shipping company, Global Freight. She set up the international freight forwarding business in the Midlands 15 years ago, with the company seeing record growth year on year.
An expert in export, import and cross trade delivery, contracting and packaging, Nicole was named as one of the top three female directors in the industry in the Women in Transport and Logistics Awards in 2011.
Nicole is a contributor to articles on international trade, imports and exports with clients ranging from household names to SMEs. She is also an advocate of business in the community, being a Patron and Director of the Shropshire Chamber of Commerce and a former Trustee of the Community Foundation for Shropshire and Telford, an organisation which raises thousands of pounds for charity each year.
A mother-of-one, Nicole is also regularly approached by the media for commentary on equality in the boardroom and women in the workplace. A keen motorcyclist, Nicole recently linked up with British Superbikes team MMS Colchester Kawasaki, with Global Freight a team sponsor for the 2011 and 2012 season.
28/04/2015 Export figures welcomed by shipping expert
A shipping company has welcomed figures that reveal a record high in the export of art from the UK last year as an indicator of international faith in the UK market.
05/03/2014 Intelligent importing is key to driving export growth
The number of businesses introducing 'intelligent importing' is on the rise helping companies to compete in the global marketplace, according to an international trade expert.
16/01/2014 Businesses urged to make 2014 the year to start trading overseas
Managing director of Telford-based Global Freight and Director of Shropshire Chamber, Nicole Howarth, said the revival of the UK economy made this year the perfect time for companies to target new markets overseas.
17/06/2013 Shipping Company Makes Tracks to Azerbaijan
An award-winning Shropshire shipping company has successfully completed a major project for London-based “R Interiors” that involved the careful transportation of over half a million pounds worth of furniture to the Azerbaijan capital, Baku.
24/05/2013 Award-winning freight specialist goes racing with TT legend
World-class motorcycle racing champion Michael Rutter has clinched a sponsorship deal with an award-winning freight forwarder as he sets out on a challenging 2013 season.
24/05/2012 Shipping Company Seals Supply Chain Contract
An award-winning freight company has clinched a new contract to ship bespoke gifts and souvenirs from the Far East to destinations across the globe.
05/05/2012 Global Freight back in the BSB paddock
The thrills and spills of top-flight motorcycle racing are back on the calendar for Global Freight as it announces its 2012 sponsorship of a leading British Superbike team.
30/03/2012 Identify Goods for Export Correctly or Risk Fines
Businesses risk heavy fines or the confiscation of their consignments if goods which they are importing or exporting are not correctly identified, a shipping expert has warned.
08/03/2012 Business Development Manager Appointment Freight Firm
An award-winning shipping company has appointed a business development manager as part of its strategy for growth in 2012.
23/02/2012 Companies missing out by failing to embrace overseas trade
Businesses risk stunting their growth by “cold-shouldering” export opportunities to focus on domestic markets, according to an international trade expert.
03/01/2012 Shipping Company Welcomes Support for International Trade
A £45 million windfall to help companies begin exporting will be an invaluable route to growth for the UK economy in 2012, according to interntional trade expert Nicole Howarth.
13/11/2011 Importing is Vital if Businesses are to Compete
Businesses should be considering a combination of import and export if they are to remain competitive in a global marketplace, according to international trade expert Nicole Howarth.