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Welcome to Baku – We Are The Transport People

Our number one priority is the safety and security of your goods and products, from arrival into our care, to delivery to the end user.

It is our job to deliver your products safely, securely and on-time,  every-time.  We build trust with our clients, and ensure confidence in our performance. Our team offers a personal, flexible service. We get to know you, not just your freight.

All of our staff are specially trained to ensure your products are in safe hands.

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  • Delivered Duty Paid: Your Responsibilities as an Exporter

    After Brexit Day, Irish exporters using DDP (Delivered Duty Paid) Incoterms will find themselves responsible for customs compliance on any shipments moving into the UK.    What impact might Brexit have on these DDP contracts, what are the customs costs likely to be, and what can Irish exporters using DDP Incoterms do to prepare?  What […]

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  • Operation Yellowhammer: what do we need to know?

    It has been another interesting week at Westminster. Moments before Boris Johnson shut down Parliament for five weeks, the UK’s House of Commons managed to squeeze in a quick vote calling for the disclosure of all documents related to Operation Yellowhammer.  What exactly is Operation Yellowhammer, what’s in the Yellowhammer memo, and how does it […]

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    10 weeks until a no-deal Brexit …maybe

    Getting a sense of deja vu? You’re not alone! Brexit Day is once again 10 weeks away, with no prospect of a deal in sight and political infighting rearing its ugly head in Westminster.  What’s different now, compared to the same time six months ago, what are the odds of a no-deal Brexit on 31 […]

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  • ProfiDrive® – MAN’s Sustainable Driving Programme

    At Baku GLS, we train all our drivers in sustainable driving techniques. Using the MAN ProfiDrive® programme as our foundation, we give all of our drivers the skills they need to reduce our fuel costs and keep our carbon footprint as small as possible. It’s part of our commitment to deliver excellence in all that […]

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  • Clear Customs Initiative: Getting Ireland Brexit Ready

    Have you registered for the Clear Customs Initiative yet? Launched earlier this month, Clear Customs is a support programme designed to give Irish exporters, customs agents & intermediaries the tools they need to build their customs capacity. Backed by Government, Enterprise Ireland, CILT, the IEA and the IIFA, this new initiative gives every affected business […]

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  • Transporting chemicals by road: a guide to ADR

    If you need to transport chemicals by road (or any other goods that could be harmful to people, property or the environment), then you’ll need to follow ADR rules in almost every UN member nation This article explains the ADR classification system, the rules surrounding chemical transport and the impact that Brexit might have on […]

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  • 15 Brand New Curtainsiders Have Arrived!

    The Baku GLS fleet has expanded again! In response to rising demand from our Engineering & General Cargo customers, we’ve taken delivery of another 15 brand new curtainsiders, adding an additional c. 1,300 cubic meters of capacity to our fleet. 15 Brand New Euroliners  We purchased these trailers brand-new from Schmitz Cargobull in Germany, the […]

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  • Trailer Types: a client’s guide

    Do you know your step decks from your flatbeds? Not all HGV trailers are created equal! At Baku, we keep a fleet of more than 200 trailers, all built to suit different cargo types. No matter whether you book full load or groupage, we’ll transport your cargo on a trailer that offers the perfect balance […]

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  • Good News from Stena Line & Dublin Port

    The international trading landscape is evolving, and Irish transport businesses have plenty of reasons to be cheerful about the future. The next phase of development in Dublin Port’s 2040 Masterplan is about to begin, and we’ll start to see more capacity on Stena Line routes to & from UK ports from early next year.  Stena […]

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