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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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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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
  • Shipping lines ‘at mercy of forwarders’ who won’t commit, with blank sailings likely to continue September 20, 2019
    Today’s Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) saw container spot rates tumble across the board, resulting in the SCFI comprehensive index losing a further 4.1 percentage points to 734, which is some 18% below the level of a year ago.  The two major tradelanes, Asia – Europe, and the transpacific, both suffered rate declines due to negative market fundamentals, as a very disappointing third […]
    Mike Wackett
  • Hong Kong delays air cargo screening programme as economy and air trade falter September 20, 2019
    The launch of Hong Kong’s new x-ray screening rule for air cargo has been delayed due to concerns over the city’s ailing economy and potential supply chain disruption.   Last week, the Civil Aviation Department (CAD) announced that the phased implementation of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) security requirement – starting with 25% screening of all shipments […]
    Alex Lennane
  • CMA CGM drops US detention/demurrage fee after pushback September 20, 2019
    [caption caption="The CMA CGM dispute is an example of the tension that can occur when shipping lines levy administrative fees that BCOs say fall outside of normal charges for shipping freight. Photo credit:"][/caption]CMA CGM has dropped a proposed detention/demurrage processing fee for US ports a mere 48 hours after...
    Sep 20, 2019 6:24PM EDT
  • FMC extends comment period on detention/demurrage rule September 20, 2019
    [caption caption="FMC Commissioner Rebecca Dye said her recommendations on demurrage and detention disputes were informed in part from a list of best practices published by carriers in April. Photo credit:"][/caption]The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) said Friday it has extended to Oct. 31 the deadline for public comments on a...
    Sep 20, 2019 5:13PM EDT
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