Ocean Freight Forwarding

Working in partnership with our established network of overseas agents, through our ocean freight forwarding service we can arrange shipments of goods to and from anywhere in the world.

As independent freight forwarders we also have the knowledge and experience to negotiate the best possible prices and terms with the world's major shipping firms.

Importing by sea

Our ocean freight import team will oversee your shipments from the premises of your suppliers right through to delivery at your door. We will be in complete control and keep you informed through every step of the shipment journey - giving you peace of mind that your goods are being closely monitored at all times.

Our import service includes:

  • Collection of consignments from your overseas suppliers
  • Sea freight to the most appropriate UK port
  • Clearance at UK Revenue & Customs
  • Delivery to your premises - at a time that suits you
  • Container unpacking options
  • Short or long-term storage
  • A VAT and duty deferment facility
  • Marine Cargo Insurance

Exporting by sea

Working in partnership with the major global shipping lines enables us to offer comprehensive and competitive services for part loads (LCL), full container loads (FCL) and out of gauge/project cargo shipments.  

Our dedicated team ensures that the shipment of your goods to any location is made easy, fast and economic. We manage and report to you through every stage of the chain - from preparing quotations and arranging collection from your premises, straight through to the delivery of your consignment anywhere in the world.

Our export service can also include:

  • UK haulage 
  • Export packing and crating
  • Container loading
  • UK export customs entry (NES)
  • Documentation including customs & consular certificates, plus all supporting paperwork to comply with letter of credits
  • Delivery to ultimate destination including customs clearance (where required)
  • Marine cargo insurance

For further information on our ocean freight forwarding services, you can contact our experienced team on 01527 874 980