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
  • Warning to air charterers: phantom freighter scams on the rise October 23, 2020
    The dearth of air freight capacity has led to an increasing number of offers for freighters that either do not exist, or are parked in the desert not ready to fly. Charter brokers claim scams became prevalent during the PPE rush, as governments and inexperienced bookers urgently sought capacity. “Regretfully, it’s becoming more common,” explained […]
    Alex Lennane
  • Ocean carriers still holding the upper hand with spot rates sky high October 23, 2020
    Container shipping spot rates on the main deepsea east-west trades this week maintained the historic highs seen in recent weeks. Today’s Shanghai Containerised Freight Index demonstrates that carriers continue to hold the upper hand as the annual round of contract negotiations on the Asia-Europe trades looms. The SCFI’s Shanghai-North Europe route ticked up $16 per […]
    Gavin van Marle
  • Maersk's Damco move ups threat to digitally deficient forwarders October 23, 2020
    [caption caption="By integrating Damco's logistics offerings, Maersk hopes to reach its customers directly and eliminate the need for intermediaries, such as freight forwarders. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]The merger of Damco into Maersk, with the world’s largest ocean carrier folding Damco’s forwarding services into its own offerings, is poised to disrupt the...
    Oct 23, 2020 10:35AM EDT
  • Sweeper vessels waiting for Sydney congestion to ease October 23, 2020
    [caption caption="Ongoing congestion has stranded about 50,000 TEU of empty containers at depots in Sydney. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Shippers could see some relief to ongoing congestion in Sydney over the next month that would allow carriers to deploy sweeper vessels to clear a massive backlog of empty boxes, according to liner...
    Oct 23, 2020 10:10AM EDT
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