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Freight Fowarding

What is a freight forwarder, and what services do they provide?

A freight forwarding company manages the logistics of shipping goods internationally, offering services such as transportation, documentation, and customs clearance.

How do I choose the right freight forwarding company for my business?

Consider factors like industry experience, global network, customer reviews, and the range of services offered when selecting a freight forwarder.

What are the advantages of using a freight forwarder for my shipments?

Freight forwarders streamline the shipping process, handle documentation, optimize shipping routes for cost savings, and navigate customs procedures, ensuring a smoother supply chain.

Can a freight forwarder handle both air and ocean shipments?

Yes, reputable freight forwarding companies typically offer services for both air and ocean freight, providing flexibility based on your specific shipping needs.

Here at Quick Cargo, we have 40+ experiences across all types of shipping.

What role does customs clearance play in international shipping, and how do you manage it?

Customs clearance is a crucial step in international shipping. We handle all required documentation, ensuring compliance with customs regulations to facilitate smooth clearance.

Our team keep up to date with the latest changes to customs clearing. If you have any questions and would like advice from an expert, please give us a call on 01753 681900 or email us at

Can you assist with door-to-door shipping services?

Absolutely! Our services often include door-to-door shipping, managing the entire process from the point of origin to the final destination for added convenience.

What are the cost considerations when using a freight forwarding service?

Costs vary based on factors like shipment size, weight, destination, and transportation mode. We optimise routes and negotiate with carriers to provide cost-effective solutions.

Cargo Shipping

What are the key differences between air and ocean freight?

Air freight is faster but more expensive, suitable for time-sensitive shipments. Ocean freight is cost-effective but slower, ideal for larger quantities with longer lead times. Read more in our latest blog post.

How do you handle oversized or special cargo shipments?

We specialise in handling various cargo types, including oversized or special shipments. Our team ensures the necessary permits, packaging, and transportation arrangements are in place.

Can you provide warehousing services for my cargo?

Yes, we offer warehousing solutions to store and manage your cargo, providing additional flexibility for your supply chain.

What is the average transit time for international cargo shipments?

Transit times vary based on factors like distance, transportation mode, and customs procedures. We provide estimated transit times based on the specifics of your shipment. Contact us today for a more specific timeframe.

Customs Clearance

How do you handle customs documentation and compliance?

Our team manages all required customs documentation, ensuring accuracy and compliance with regulations to avoid delays in the clearance process.

What are common challenges in customs clearance, and how do you address them?

Challenges may include documentation errors or unexpected regulatory changes. We stay informed, proactively address issues, and work to minimise any potential delays.

Can you assist with duties and taxes associated with customs clearance?

Yes, we provide guidance on duties and taxes, helping you understand and navigate the financial aspects of customs clearance for your shipments.

What happens if there are customs delays or issues?

In the event of customs delays or issues, we work closely with customs authorities to resolve issues promptly and keep your shipment moving smoothly.

How can I stay informed about changes in customs regulations affecting my shipments?

We stay updated on changes in customs regulations and proactively communicate relevant updates to our clients, ensuring they are well-informed about any potential impacts on their shipments.

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