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Freight Forwarding

Importing and exporting can offer a range of excellent business opportunities but the bureaucracy and complications of the process can seem daunting, particularly if you’re new to the whole process.


There are large amounts of paperwork to negotiate, as well as regulatory compliance to consider. All of this can be difficult to make sense of if you’re not familiar with how international trade operates.


As a result of Brexit the whole process has grown even more complicated. Finding your way through what may feel like a potential minefield may seem impossible. This is where we can help.

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CDS means 50% more data will be required on every customs declaration for both import and export in the UK


Freight Forwarding from SSO International Freight

At SSOIF, we offer a complete freight forwarding service to our clients. We work with a network of reliable global agents to support our worldwide operation. This allows us to cater for all of your forwarding requirements and will ensure a quality service at every stage. Whether you’re shipping Door to Quay/Airport or Door to Door, we can provide all the support you need. We’re always on hand to answer any freight forwarding questions, solve problems and find the most appropriate solution to any challenges your business may face.

What we offer

We are experienced freight forwarding specialists offering a full range of import and export services to our clients. We take care of more than just the logistics. We’re also a source of advice and support, helping our clients negotiate a continually evolving landscape, with the aim of maximising their profits and growing their business. We work to ensure our freight forwarding services make import and export as easy as possible, helping companies to achieve their goals and overcome administrative barriers to achieving their potential.

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We offer a range of Deep & Short Sea services. Freight can be moved via our LCL (less than container load) or our FCL (full container) service. We offer both Import & Exports globally. Please ask us for a quotation or if you require any further information about these services please get in touch.

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What is customs clearance? Customs clearance is a compulsory process for any goods entering or leaving a country. It requires the submission of various export and import documentation, as well as the payment of duties, VAT and any additional costs such as storage and testing by customs agents.

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Working carefully with selected carriers, we have access to most of the worlds major routes, this will enable you to plan and become more efficient. We can offer a range of Air Freight Services depending on your products and the urgency. Get in touch with us to request a quotation or more information. 

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Our comprehensive range of import services can help you negotiate customs and successfully trade across borders. We take the hassle out of the process, allowing you to concentrate on your core business:

  • Global FCL and LCL services as well as Airfreight

  • Customs Clearance

  • Facility to customs clear and deliver cargo from all major UK ports throughout the UK

  • Storage facilities in Haydock & St Helens

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Despite Brexit the EU remains the UK’s largest export market. There are now extra administrative procedures to negotiate for anyone exporting to the EU. Staying abreast of the changes in the regulatory environment can be challenging. At SSOIF, we take care of the administrative details allowing you to concentrate on other aspects of your business. Whether you’re exporting to the EU or beyond, we can make the whole process more efficient.

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Container De-van

Whether you call it container devanning, un-stuffing container or container stuffing, it remains one of the most important parts of the logistics process. It needs to be done efficiently, and with care, to ensure that your goods are safely warehoused, then ready to be shipped on.

If you’re a company that wants to focus on growing its key business, don’t have the storage facilities available at your own business, or want to optimise your distribution processes, then we can help.

Why Choose SSO International Forwarding?

SSO International Freight offer an established, tried, tested and trusted freight forwarding service to a growing range of clients. We offer invaluable support, based on our extensive freight forwarding knowledge of import and export procedures. We are ideally situated in St Helens which has ideal links to the M6 & M62 motorways. St Helens is also ideally in the middle of both Liverpool & Manchester Airports as well as being close to Liverpool Seaport giving us easy access as and when required.


We are a family orientated business with wide experience across the logistics sector. We have the scale and capacity to provide a professional, industry-leading service but are small enough to offer personal customer service. We can be adaptable, finding solutions that fully meet the requirements of our clients.

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