Air

Future Forwarding knows the importance of imports and exports to the UK market and reaches to Asia, North America and the rest of the world with our air freight services.

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Ocean

Future Forwarding delivers global sea freight services for our customers through a variety of carriers. We focus on meeting your needs for price, service and schedule.

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Customs Clearance

Arrival of the goods is important, but without our experienced staff of Customs brokers who work with HM Revenue & Customs and other agencies to release the goods, supply chain delays ensue.

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Road Transport

Whether using our own trucks or that of a selected, qualified carrier, we can move your goods throughout the continent and EU countries on a dedicated or consolidated basis.

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ABOUT US

Future Forwarding was formed in 1977 and we are proud to remain a privately owned company.

We believe since all freight forwarders and Customs brokers must use the same transport providers, what separates us from the crowd are our intensely personal service and our people. Our people are our greatest asset and we are grateful for the way they work tirelessly for our customers every day.

With a remarkable tenure and retention rate, Future Forwarding defies the industry trend and keeps our people, which gives our customers the best possible service.

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Latest News
Industry news aggregated by Future Forwarding
  • ‘If box carriers lose control of rate levels, then shipping losses could hit $23bn’ May 26, 2020
    Shipper and forwarders planning their container shipment bookings for the third quarter can expect a new wave of blanking announcements over the next two-to-three weeks. While the second quarter of the year was characterised by a wave of cancelled sailings, there have, so far, been relatively few announced for the third quarter, according to eeSea […]
    Gavin van Marle
  • Lufthansa bailout ‘probably a win-win’ for airline and Germany’s taxpayers May 26, 2020
    Lufthansa has spelled out its deal with the German government, which will see it receive a package of up to €9bn from the Economic Stabilisation Fund (WSF). The government will enter into up to €5.7bn-worth of “silent participations” – meaning it will provide a capital deposit and participate in profits. Up to €4.7bn of the […]
    Alex Lennane
  • Produce lifts refrigerated trucking demand, rates May 26, 2020
     [caption caption="Rising demand for produce from Mexico and California is spurring spot rate increases. Photo credit: US Customs and Border Protection Agency."][/caption]Economic green shoots are beginning to sprout from the depths of the COVID-19 recession, as the spring produce season generates shipping demand across a swathe of US states. That’s...
    May 26, 2020 6:01PM EDT
  • Expeditors acquires early digital forwarding entrant Fleet Logistics May 26, 2020
    [caption caption="Expeditors' acquisition of Fleet Logistics represents the first time a major incumbent forwarder has acquired a so-called \"digital forwarder.\" Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Expeditors International on Tuesday said it has acquired Portland-based Fleet Logistics, an early entrant into the space known as digital forwarding that the global forwarder said will align...
    May 26, 2020 5:47PM EDT
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