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
  • Air cargo market: ‘the first steps towards a structural market recovery?’ July 3, 2020
    Air freight volumes are on the rise – but forwarders remain concerned about capacity and airport congestion. The latest data from Clive Data Services show June volumes were 6% up on May, while the last week of the month saw volumes 12% higher than the last week of May. With the demand for PPE slowing, […]
    Alex Lennane
  • Container freight rates still on the up – a peak season after all? July 3, 2020
    The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) comprehensive index continued its positive run this week, rising 5.4% to 1,055.13 as the major tradelanes all registered gains. The Asia-US west coast component of the SCFI recorded another 8.5% jump in container spot rates, to $2,920 per 40ft, while rates to the US east coast increased by 4.7% […]
    Mike Wackett
  • Third GRI in a month pushes Asia-US container rates higher July 3, 2020
    [caption caption="Spot rates to the West Coast are up 69 percent year over year. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com"][/caption]Trans-Pacific container lines successfully pushed up eastbound container spot rates with the third general rate increase in a month.  The cost to ship an FEU from Shanghai to the West Coast surged 8.5 percent, to...
    Jul 03, 2020 12:03PM EDT
  • Asia air cargo exports show signs of recovery July 3, 2020
    [caption caption="Global demand for PPE is slowing, but there are encouraging signs of rising general air cargo volume. Photo credit: Shutterstock"][/caption]Rising general air cargo volume and high load factors in June are being reported by analysts on the Asia-Europe and trans-Pacific trades, where rates continue to soften as the urgent...
    Jul 03, 2020 11:44AM EDT
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