Twenty Years Young! Baku GLS in 2020

2020 marks a very special birthday for us here at Baku – we’re celebrating twenty years in business! When Baku GLS started, we were three people in a garage. Now, we’re a multinational business serving thousands of clients all over Ireland, the UK and Europe.  This week’s article takes a look at our journey over […]

We’re Going Solar!

Baku GLS is going solar powered in 2020!  As part of our ongoing commitment to carbon footprint reduction, we’ve engaged Solar Electric to custom-build a bespoke PV system for the roof of our bonded warehouse in Rosslare.  Planning permission for the project will be lodged in the next few weeks. If all goes well we […]

Temporary Storage Facilities: A Short Guide

The Baku GLS warehouse in Rosslare is now a Temporary Storage Facility (TSF). As a TSF, we can now hold non-EU goods, not yet cleared by customs, for up to 90 days.  We believe that TSFs will play an especially important role in the Irish supply chain as soon as the UK leaves the EU. […]

This Year’s Logistics & Supply Chain Confidence Index

There are plenty of reasons to be optimistic in this year’s CBRE AIB Logistics & Supply Chain Confidence Index.  Overall confidence in the market has fallen, but the majority of businesses in Ireland’s supply chain expect to increase turnover and profits in the next 12 months. Warehouse demand is up, and Brexit expectations are shifting, […]

Pharma Transport: Risk Management and GDP

As GDP Passport holders, we’re all too aware of the importance of good supply chain risk management when transporting medicines. This week’s article takes a closer look at the European Commission’s GDP and GMP standards, and explains the risks unique to the pharma industry.   What is GDP (Good Distribution Practice)? When it comes to […]

The problems with stockpiling for Brexit

With businesses such as Ornua, Unilever and Johnson & Johnson all announcing plans to hold extra goods in the UK before Brexit Day, we look at stockpiling as a business strategy, its limitations and its likely impact on Europe’s supply chain in the coming months.   In a modern logistics environment where supply chains have […]