Export documentation and logistics

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If you want to avoid contractual issues, customs penalties, transport delays or difficulties in getting paid when trading internationally then it is essential to have the correct export documentation in place. Even if you use a freight forwarder or an agent, it’s still up to you to make sure that the right documents are available.

If you’re new to international trade then you may find the world of export documentation difficult and confusing; even some seasoned exporters still experience problems when completing the necessary paperwork for their shipments.

How we can help

We can advise you on the trade documents required for each overseas market and we can walk you through each stage, or handle the entire process on your behalf for Certificates of Origin, Letters of Credit, ATA Carnets and the majority of Customs documents.

Our award winning team of over 80 trade advisers and experts successfully certify, legalise, sign and issue over 40,000 export documents a year. We have British Chambers of Commerce accreditation and no matter where you are in the UK we are here to help you.

Our services include:

Export Documentation Preparation
Our online, over the phone or face-to-face service delivers fast and accurate export documents 24/7, 365 days a year! Find out more.

Certificate of Origin
For a quick and easy way to apply for your Certificates of Origin use our secure online service. Our expert team have been successfully certifying these documents for decades. Find out more.

Customs Documents
Our dedicated team of customs specialists sift through the jargon and take away the confusion to allow you to successfully get your goods to market. Find out more.

Letter of Credit Service
Take advantage of our fully managed, comprehensive Letter of Credit Service and benefit from a 98% first time approval rate that helps guarantee payment for your exports. Find out more.

ATA Carnet
Join the growing list of satisfied customers who use our online ATA Carnet service for hassle free transportation of professional equipment, commercial samples and goods going to international trade fairs. Find out more.

Cargo Insurance
We can take the hassle out of exporting and arrange your cargo insurance to and from the majority of world-wide destinations. Find out more.

For over 150 years we've been keeping on top of the constantly changing regulations and trade procedures so you don’t have to.

  • Have a question?

    If you would like further information or a quote for any of the above documentation then please contact a member of our team on 01275 774 958.

    Or submit an enquiry and one of our expert trade advisers will be ready to answer any questions related to your international trade documentation and regulations.

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  • Easy, simple and fast documentation for your exports

    Our expert team successfully certify, legalise, sign and issue over 40,000 export documents a year.