Our Services

With representation in most major cities across the globe, Universal Forwarding present a comprehensive range of services which include the following categories. Click on a category below for more information:

Air Freight

Aircraft Charter

We can hire an aircraft from any point of origin, have it standing by waiting to receive freight, then have it fly to any airport to deliver your freight to its destination.

On-Board Courier

Collect freight from its point of origin and have a staff member fly on board an aircraft accompanying the goods (usually scheduled flights) and deliver them to your customer as quickly as possible.

IATA Airfreight

Freight booked direct with the airline and moved as an individual consignment, departing usually within 24 hours and always using the least transhipment points.

Speed Consolidation

Consignments shipped to destination using premium airlines departing within 24/48 hours, but generally grouped together with other consignments for preferential rates.

Deferred Consolidation

For cost sensitive or less urgent airfreight consignments, usually involving a transhipment to ensure most competitive rates.

Sea Freight


Full container loads incorporating 20′, 40′ and 40′ High Cubes, full detailed loading lists and transit times.


Less than full Container Load for smaller shipments where size and cost may be considered parameters.


Full advice on all aspects of export documentation inc. Original Bills and all Commerce Documentation.

Road Freight

Dedicated Vehicle

Fastest possible route for Road Freight – National or International – 24 Hour Operation – Fully Contactable.

Full Loads

Full 40’ Vehicle Door to Door

Part Loads / Groupage

Consolidated Freight usually via a Hub for onward final delivery.

Courier Services

Door to Door Services

Covering UK, Europe and The Rest of The World.

Specialist Services

Import Brokerage

We have our own highly experienced import department using the latest brokerage / direct customs link technology, ensuring the least time delays as is possible for all imports.

Same Day UK Deliveries

Our own dedicated vehicles with constant driver contact ability.

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact any of our dedicated staff members, we assure you of our very best attention at all times.

Handling of Dangerous / Hazardous / Perishable Goods

Live Animals 



Household / Personal Effects

Legalisation & Certification of Import / Export Documentation

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