Customs Clearance at Felixstowe

The Port of Felixstowe is Britain's largest container port and handles in excess of 3 million TEU per year which accounts for over 40% of the UK's container trade. 30 shipping lines together have in excess of 90 services each week to destinations all over the world; this choice is unparalled in the UK. Excellent road networks and Britain’s largest rail container terminal put all of the country’s industrial centres within each reach of cargo arriving at Felixstowe.

Bridge Shipping has been providing expert reliable customs clearance at Felixstowe for 30 years and our clients include importers and freight forwarders alike. We handle a diverse range of products from canned fish to manhole covers and are fully conversant with all import customs procedures. Many products, particularly foodstuffs, have to comply with health regulations when being imported from outside of the EU into Felixstowe and Bridge Shipping have particular expertise in this area. We can complete CVED’s, CED’s and a host of other health or plant health paperwork on your behalf. We also have our own duty deferment facilities and can provide fast payment of import duties & VAT to customs on your behalf.

Once your cargo has been cleared through Felixstowe customs, Bridge Shipping can arrange its delivery to any point within the UK or indeed throughout the world. Our haulage & distribution department will co-ordinate prompt delivery of your cargo to its required destination at a time and date suitable to you. Whether you take delivery of goods in full containers, in curtain-sided trailers, small vans or have a particular requirement such as a tail-lift vehicle, Bridge shipping can fulfill all your delivery requirements.

Throughout the customs clearance and delivery process, Bridge Shipping will keep you informed and up to date with the information that you need.