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
  • Carriers may have halted container rate erosion, just as contract talks loom October 18, 2019
    Asia-North Europe ocean carriers are preparing big increases in FAK rates next month, after squeezing capacity on the route with blanked sailings and a suspended loop. Maersk has advised its customers that from 1 November, its FAK rates from Shanghai to North European ports would rise to $1,100 per 20ft and $2,000 per 40ft. CMA […]
    Mike Wackett
  • Wincanton may join ‘bidding war’ for control of Eddie Stobart Logistics October 18, 2019
    UK haulage and logistics operator Wincanton has confirmed it is considering a bid to buy domestic rival Eddie Stobart Logistics. Wincanton has issued a statement to the London Stock Exchange (LSE) confirming it is valuing a possible deal. It said its board was “undertaking a diligence exercise on Eddie Stobart and its assets, to assess […]
    Gavin van Marle
  • The freight forwarding revolution is coming October 18, 2019
    A revolution is brewing in the forwarding landscape that will affect shippers globally. Cargo owners gain lower rates from the buying power of the forwarder with the air, ocean, or land logistics service providers involved in the move. The forwarders are trying to manage, on average, some 25 disparate service...
    Oct 18, 2019 12:28PM EDT
  • Asia-Europe carrier moves slow falling spot market October 18, 2019
    [caption caption="Freight rates have slowed their decline, but remain 20 percent lower than at the same point last year. Photo credit: Shiutterstock"][/caption]Mid-month rate increases on Asia-North Europe did not manage to lift prices on the trade, but combined with blank sailings it had the effect of slowing the downward slide...
    Oct 18, 2019 11:45AM EDT
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