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UK Freight Broker - Global Shipping

Did you know ... that when goods are shipped by the supplier in China, the UK importer will often pay double the amount of shipping/handling charges than if you instructed a broker in the UK to arrange the shipping of the same goods?

From single boxes to full containers, from raw materials to finished goods, from private individuals to global corporations...UK Imports Services can assist with most goods and circumstances, AND we can usually save you money!

Why not contact us today for a FREE quote.

Here's 2 reasons why we think you should:

  • As an independent broker, working with many agents around the World, we can shop around for the best deal for you!
  • Whether you are looking to import or export using Air, Sea or Road, we can assist you with arranging the shipping, Customs clearance and delivery to you (or the nominated receiver).



  • If you still need convincing to use our services, then read the following 6 reasons why you should choose UK Import Services as your Logistics partner:

    1. Expert or novice, shipping doesn't have be to costly or confusing

    If you ship goods regularly or perhaps this will be your 1st time, why not contact us to see if we can help you and hopefully save you money!

    2. Experience is key!

    You should always use a reputable Company and one which has aproven track record.

    Our experience is backed by our membership of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA).

    Whether by air, sea or road, we can assist you with all the cargo services you need.

    3. The best deal for you!

    We are independent broker. We work in the same way that you would happily use an insurance broker or a mortgage broker. The principle is the same, but just within the Logistics industry, dealing with freight and Customs clearance. This means that working with many agents around the World, we can shop around and get the best deal for you.

    Contact us for a competitive quotation, to see if we can save you money.

    4. Insurance

    If we ship your commercial goods, we can insure them whilst they are in transit.

    If you are unsure if it is worth taking out insurance, then speak to a member of our team who can explain the peace of mind you will get by paying out such a small additional fee (most pay just £35 for insurance cover).

    5. Global Shipping

    With a Global network of agents, UK Imports Services can ship goods to and from, over 100 Countries around the World.

    Import. Export or Cross-Trade (which is where goods are not coming to or leaving the UK). Why not discuss your situation with us.

    6. No Hidden Charges!

    Our quotes will show all the known/expected charges, as well as mentioning some charges which you could possibly incur.

    Contact our Imports Team for a shipping quote on 0345 309 6360 and maybe discuss other quotes which you may have received from other forwarders, to ensure that it includes ALL the charges.




    To put a quote together, we will need the following 6 pieces of information:

  • 01. Where the goods are coming from
  • 02. Where the goods are going to
  • 03. A description of the goods
  • 04. Size of shipment (Dimensions/Cbm)
  • 05. Total Weight (Kgs)
  • 06. Service type - Air, Sea or Road
  • Note: Your supplier should be able to provide most of this information, based on the quantity of your 1st order with them.


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