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At Speedy Freight we understand the challenges and complexities involved in managing incoming shipments and navigating the import process. That’s why we offer comprehensive import services designed to streamline and simplify your import operations.

We offer step-by-step import services to help you manage incoming shipments. We handle everything from customs clearance – in accordance with government guidelines – to coordinating the entire import process to reduce the risk of disruptions and delays at UK borders. For the best advice and support, speak to our specialist import teams now.

Get In Touch With Our Import Team

Our import services provide comprehensive support and expertise to manage your incoming shipments smoothly. With our focus on customs compliance, coordinated processes, and risk mitigation, we aim to simplify the import process and ensure the timely and secure arrival of your goods. Contact our specialist import teams today for the best advice and support tailored to your specific import requirements.

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As one of the truly dedicated import companies in the UK, we have the knowledge and experience to coordinate your imports across Britain and Northern Ireland. Our teams are compliant with import regulations, which positions us to guide you through import processes, stress-free.

With over 60 strategically placed branches in the UK, a fleet of more than 4,000 transport solutions – including specialist vehicles – and highly experienced support staff, we have the resources and infrastructure to provide the best import services for managing your shipments. We operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Shipping never sleeps, nor do we.

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Complete an online request form or call your local branch. Review and approve your quote.

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Information To Complete

We will send you a Power of Authority letter to sign so we can act on your behalf, as well as a checklist to help you complete your commercial documents.

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Return Form & Paperwork

Follow our checklist and return your commercial documents along with the signed Power of Authority letter to your Speedy branch.

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Crosscheck Paperwork

We will review your information and ensure that nothing is missing.

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When all the steps are complete, your customs documentation will be filed and sent back to you. We will speak to EU customs agents on your behalf.

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Your completed and filed customs entries will be ready for your driver to collect with their confirmed dispatch.

  • Customs Clearance and Compliance

    One of the most critical aspects of importing goods is ensuring compliance with customs regulations. Our dedicated import teams are well-versed in the latest import regulations and guidelines set forth by the government. We take care of the customs clearance process on your behalf, ensuring that all necessary paperwork and documentation are in order. By following the correct procedures and adhering to the regulations, we minimise the risk of delays and disruptions at UK borders.

  • Coordinated Import Process

    Coordinating the import process can be a complex task involving multiple stakeholders, including suppliers, shipping agents, and customs authorities. Our import services provide end-to-end coordination, taking the burden off your shoulders. From arranging transportation to managing documentation and communicating with relevant parties, we handle all the necessary steps to ensure a smooth import process.

  • Reduced Risk of Disruptions

    Delays and disruptions in the import process can have significant implications for businesses, causing financial losses and reputational damage. With our expertise and experience, we proactively identify potential issues and take measures to mitigate risks. By having a robust system in place and working closely with trusted partners, we minimise the chances of disruptions and keep your import operations running smoothly.

  • UK Import Company Expertise

    As a leading import company in the UK, we have in-depth knowledge of the import landscape across Britain and Northern Ireland. Our experienced teams stay up to date with the ever-changing import regulations, ensuring that your imports comply with the latest requirements. Whether you are importing goods by sea, air, or land, we have the expertise to guide you through the process and make it as stress-free as possible.

  • Extensive Resources and Infrastructure

    With over 60 strategically located branches throughout the UK and Europe, we are well positioned to handle imports from various locations. Our fleet of more than 4,000 transport solutions, including specialist vehicles for specialised cargo, allows us to cater to a wide range of import requirements. Additionally, our highly experienced support staff is available around the clock, ensuring that your import needs are met promptly and efficiently.

  • 24/7 Availability

    Import operations can occur at any time, and we understand the importance of responsiveness and availability. That’s why our import services operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Whether you have an urgent query or need assistance outside of regular business hours, our dedicated team is always there to support you.

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Import FAQ

  • What is an import service?

    Import services refer to the range of specialised services designed to assist businesses in managing the process of importing goods from one country to another. These services typically include customs clearance, documentation handling, logistics coordination, and compliance with import regulations. Speedy Freight offers a complete import service.
  • Why should I use an import service?

    Import service providers have extensive knowledge of import regulations, customs procedures, and logistics, ensuring your imports comply with all necessary requirements. Partnering with Speedy Freight for your import needs can help simplify the import process, mitigate risks, and save you valuable time and money.
  • What does the import process involve?

    The import process typically includes consultation, documentation preparation, customs clearance, logistics coordination and arranging transportation, and ensuring compliance with import regulations. Speedy Freight can guide you and update you throughout the entire process, overseeing the import process from start to finish.
  • How do I choose the right import service provider?

    When selecting an import service provider, consider the following factors: experience and expertise, services offered, customer support, and reputation and reviews. Speedy Freight is an experienced import service provider who has a proven track record in handling imports, knowledgeable staff, and a strong understanding of import regulations.
  • Can import services handle specialist or sensitive goods?

    Yes, at Speedy Freight we are equipped to handle a wide range of goods, including specialist or sensitive items. Our import team understands the unique requirements and regulations associated with different types of goods, such as pharmaceuticals, electronics, or oversized cargo. We have the expertise to navigate any additional permits, licenses, or certifications that may be necessary for the importation of specialist goods.
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