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Ocean Freight Forwarding & Supply Chain Management

You Source It. We Ship It.

We're no ordinary freight forwarder. We move stock around the world each day not only for clients, but for ourselves too.

That means when we do things well, we both benefit: Our global team are incentivised to secure space at the best rates. Our platform offers actionable business intel and live tracking data. We know what's important to us, and it's why we can help your business too.

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FCL Ocean

Full Container Shipments.
When your stock is ready we collect it and do the rest. You get clear pricing and full visibility of progress.

LCL Ocean

Ship the stock you need, when you need it.
Less than a full container? We add your stock to one of our regular shipments. You only pay for space you use.

Freight Consolidation

Purchasing from multiple suppliers?
Let us consolidate your stock overseas. We ship the full load directly to you or distribute from our UK hub.

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Ocean Freight? It's Plain Sailing

Reliability. Transparency. Scalability.

With direct access to all major shipping lines and dedicated logistics teams in offices around the world we're never short on options. Let us know what you need to move, where and when. We do the rest.

Our service is the same regardless of freight volumes. We give you clear, competitive pricing to help you to calculate delivered costs. We work closely with the shipping line to ensure that you get the best rates, transit times and terms.

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1. Ship

FCL, LCL & Freight Consolidation.
We give clear, competitive pricing from all available shipping lines. Together we decide what works for you.

2. Track

You're never left adrift. Get real-time info.
Our Salix platform provides full visibility and powerful data-driven insights. Track your goods in any location.

3. Clear & Deliver

Minimising disruption and bottlenecks.
Dedicated teams for customs and haulage ensure paperwork is in order and clearance happens fast.

Unlock Powerful Data Insights

You're never out of the loop with Salix.

Our tracking platform offers unparalleled visibility of progress. Turn your data into actionable business intelligence. Keep clients updated, improve in-house efficiency and save admin cost.

During shipment you'll see a live satellite location for all stock. It's fully traceable and auditable. Get a complete picture of your supply chain from door to door then turn that into competitive advantage.

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Track Instantly, Anywhere

Powered by live satellite data.
Monitor freight progress and docking dates seamlessly. View real-time vessel location with a single click.

Milestone & Event Monitoring

Less time tracking, more time selling.
Say goodbye to spreadsheets. Get real-time insight and event tracking that gives you a competitive edge.

Fast Exception Visibility

View and deal with change as it happens.
Salix flags and alerts potential issues. We assess and deal with exceptions before they result in additional cost.

Seamless Clearance & Delivery

Don't fall at the last hurdle.

Getting your freight in-country isn't the end of the journey. We keep working with you once containers have arrived at port:

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Major Shipping Lines

We use our fast, direct access to all major shipping lines to find the best blend of transit time, cost and availability.


Intercontinental Ocean Routes

We don't have favourites. You'll get the same level of service and access to our tech whatever the origin and route.


Of Our Own Freight

We're customers too. Take advantage by sharing our guaranteed space, 'no roll' terms and improved demurrage.*

* Dependent on availability. Not applicable to all carriers and sailings.

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