A guide to the four main aspects to consider when looking to export:

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    • Research packing requirements for destination country
    • Export licence requirements or Dangerous Goods restrictions
    • Your ability to load containers/trailers
    • Research documentation requirements at destination
    • Clients ability in terms of unloading cargo

 

 Costs

    • Agree terms of shipment using Incoterms – this decides between you and your client who clearly pays for what charges
    • Any packing or loading charges
    • Transport – Sea, Road, Courier or Airfreight
    • Customs clearance
    • Duty/VAT at destination

 

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    • Commercial
    • Transport

 

Take advantage of free assistance available

    • Local Chamber of Commerce
    • UKTI
    • Local Freight Forwarder