Managing Your Ocean Freight Port to Port
Do you import and export goods via Ocean Freight?
Are you considering reducing your logistics costs by shipping via the sea, rather than Air?
At 1st-European we manage your cargo Port to Port and via road, at either end.
Managing freight yourself is not an easy process. Using 1st-European Ocean Freight services, we use our specialists freight cargo expertise and network, to ensure your cargo is efficiently collected and delivered to it’s end point.
Simply phone us with details of the goods and we arrange the rest including:
- Import / export documentation requirements
- Custom clearance protocols
- Custom tariff codes and surcharges
- Cross dock management
- Cargo consolidation
- Best route planning
- Delivery to it’s final destination via road
- Continued security and insurance provisions
Why use Ocean Freight?
Whether you are shipping ‘Less Than Container Loads’ (LCL) or ‘Full Container Loads’ (FCL), we can help you reduce your shipping costs via Ocean Freight.
If you consider the time taken to move goods via Air in comparison to freight liners on the sea, you would be right to think that sea freight takes much, much longer. It doesn’t matter how quick or slow your cargo moves, we track it all the way.
For this reason, the cost to import and export internationally via the ocean, are considerably reduced, as specialist sea freights stack large volumes of containers at once.
Cargo is placed in 20ft and 40ft containers, but don’t worry about understanding how you fill these, we’ll calculate and explain the cost of your cargo, no matter how much you have. We can even ship your goods via a Groupage system to reduce costs further Call 01282 839525
At First European, we always work closely with you, your clients and our colleagues in the booking and distribution offices. We work alongside third parties such at country borders including customs and portal offices. That means we can ensure a smooth operation and meeting your delivery deadlines.