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

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    • Research packing and labelling requirements
    • Import  licence requirements or Dangerous Goods restrictions
    • Your ability to unload containers/trailers
    • Research UK arrival documentation requirements
    • Suppliers  ability to load cargo securely

 

Costs

    • Agree terms of shipment using Incoterms – this decides between you and your supplier who clearly pays for what charges
    • Transport – Sea, Road, Courier or Airfreight
    • Customs clearance
    • Duty/VAT on arrival
    • Delivery and unloading costs

 

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Documentation

    • Commercial
    • Transport

 

Take advantage of free assistance available

    • Local Chamber of Commerce
    • UKTI
    • Local Freight Forwarder
    • Trade Finance providers