Freight forwarding is an essential contributor to the smooth running of international trade. This is because the freight forwarder is responsible for choosing the best options for their customers’ distribution needs.
Freight forwarding is all about moving goods from one part of the world to another economically and efficiently. Ensuring that cargo arrives at the right place and at the right time involves real skill.
Our Freight Forwarding Service
We are an independent freight forwarding company based in the UK offering cost effective sea, road and air freight forwarding services around the world.
Freight Forwarding By Sea
We provide Full Container Load and Part Container Load freight forwarding services to and from most regions of the world including the Far East, Asia, Middle East, USA, Canada, South America, Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
We handle all types of cargo including Personal/Household Effects, to fast moving consumer goods, Industrial/Construction/engineering equipment, Audio Visual products and Ships spares.
Close contact with our well established representatives ensures an efficiently organised freight forwarding service by sea which is tailored to the requirements of each individual customer at competitive rates.
Road Freight Forwarding Service
We provide driver accompanied full load and groupage freight forwarding services door-door at express and economy rates.
Freight Forwarding To/From Ireland
Following our merger with a similar organisation in Eire, customers now benefit from an enhanced road freight forwarding service departing twice daily (Mon-Fri) from Southern England to Ireland. This service caters for most types of cargo collected from your door, via a modern fleet of vehicles, and delivered to any destination in Ireland. A retrun service is also available for goods to be shipped from the Republic of Ireland to the UK.
Freight Forwarding To/From Offshore Islands
We offer a freight forwarding service to Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, The Isle of Man, The Isle of Wight.
Freight Forwarding To Europe
The other European groupage destinations that we offer freight forwarding to and from are: France, Germany, Holland, Italy & Belgium. We offer full load services to / from most major European destinations including Eastern bloc destinations and the news members of the EU.
Air Freight Forwarding Service
We offer a comprehensive range of air freight forwarding services with guaranteed daily distribution to and from all major airports. This Specialist Customs clearance. On site attendance. Hand carry and Courier facilities.
- Must Fly
- Scheduled Economy
- Cross Trade
- Part/Full Charter
The Freight Forwarding Industry
Freight Forwarding Costs
It is important for freight forwarders to negotiate freight rates regularly with transport providers and to compare the costs involved with transporting goods along different routes. This helps them to get the right balance between cost and delivery times.
Although freight forwarding is used by companies all over the world, no two operations are the same owing to the type of goods being transported and the different sets of customer requirements.
Freight Forwarding Transaction Management
Freight forwarders are entrusted with the delivery of goods from one party to another, who often do not know each other. As a result, it is essential that the freight forwarding companies follow the set procedure and prepare accurate documentation to facilitate the transaction process.
Outsourcing Freight Forwarding
It is becoming increasingly common for companies to outsource certain parts of their business, and the outsourcing of freight forwarding is a prime example of this trend.