Author Archives: Bill Bowden

carefully placing the 20 foot food container

Exhibition Container Delivery for Street Food Live

Late November sees Street Food Live taking place at the Excel and BBEL were on hand to help Rexmartins Ltd take their innovative displays centre stage.

We brought a 20 footer food unit weighing six tonnes and another smaller unit from Turkey to the UK especially for this event.

As you can imagine, the process required some highly specialised equipment. In the images below you can see the careful transfer of the unit using a HIAB (Hydrauliska Industri AB) loader and a 50-tonne crane.

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A stadium preparing for Summer 2020

Shhh… Preparing for a Tokyo Summer

Ever had some exciting news you’re not allowed to share?

That’s the frustrating position I find myself in today.

But if I mention we’re helping a well-known British media organisation transport its studio and broadcasting equipment to Tokyo to cover a major Summer sporting event in Summer 2020, I’m sure you’ll understand!

Hopefully we can be less cryptic closer to the time. And maybe add some pictures too.

Stay tuned!


Get answers to your events questions

Announcing our new Events Advisory Service

After working in imports and exports for more than 35 years (where did the time go?) and specialising in international events and event logistics for two-thirds of that time, I’ve come across most of the challenges an events professional might encounter.

So I’ve decided to put this experience to good use by launching an advisory service to help our clients get the most from their events.

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Europe Map with network overlaid

How will Brexit affect the transport of your goods to events in Europe?

If you ever exhibit at events in Europe or plan to do so in the future, you may be wondering how Brexit might affect you.

The straight answer, at the time of writing, is no one is entirely sure.

Hell, at the moment, no one is sure if we really will go through with Brexit at all!

But there are a few things to bear in mind now if you want to prepare for the eventuality, and in this blog, I’ll explain a few things to think about.

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Olympia International Horse Show clearance

Thoroughbred support at the London International Horse Show, Olympia

What were you doing on Christmas Eve?

Completing that last bit of Christmas shopping? Sharing a few drinks and mince pies with colleagues? Or putting in a full day’s hard graft before the extended break? (Was it just me or did it seem longer than usual?)

At 5am on 24th December, I was with one of our teams to pick up a display that we had previously delivered to Olympia for the London International Horse Show.

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