Ocean Freight

Ocean Freight by Export & Import

Freight Despatch Worldwide offer a wide range of sea freight services. We pride ourselves in providing a personal service to our customers from pier to pier, or door to door. Export and Import customs procedures can be coordinated and in many cases, arranged in advance of your goods arrival. We will provide you with cost and services tailored to meet your specific requirements.

We are able to provide a complete logistical service for Export, Import and Cross Trade Cargo wherever the destination and whatever the nature of the shipment. As an independent company, FDW are not restricted to using any particular carrier for your goods. We have built up valuable relationships with numerous freight partners throughout the world. This assures that your goods are forwarded using the most suitable and reliable carrier at all times to ensure they reach their destination safely and on time.

FDW offer a personal, friendly and efficient service on both Export and Import sea freight. Our highly experienced team can assist you with all aspects of sea freight, including advice on export documentation. No matter what size of consignment, you can be sure that FDW will take care of your goods from collection to arrival and we will keep you informed every step of the way.

Services offered include:

(FCL) Full Container Load

  • We can arrange to position a 20' or 40' container for loading at your premises, or alternatively collect the goods to be loaded and secured in the container offsite

(LCL) Less than Container Load

  • FDW operate groupage services to most worldwide destinations and we will assist you in calculating whether LCL or FCL is most appropriate for your needs

Out of Gauge Cargo

  • Out of Gauge cargo is where the dimensions of the goods exceed the maximum dimensions of a 20'or 40' container, e.g. over length, over width, over height, or combinations thereof. FDW have a wealth of experience in coordinating out of gauge cargoes throughout the world.
  • We utilise special equipment, such as Open Top or Flat Rack containers. Alternatively shipping by conventional methods, loading on or below deck as required.