Importing from the USA to UK


Helpful information on Importing from USA

Importing from the USA to UK

KTL have a wide, varied network of specialist partners in the USA, we have offices who can handle different modes of transport in almost every state, sowe can make sure that we put together the perfect package to arrange shipment either by Air or Sea freight to the UK

KTL’s import services from the USA include export customs brokerage,trucking and inland drayage from any US State up to the port or airport ready for departure, we can then offer sea freight or air freight to England, onarrival we then arrange UK customs clearance and trucking to door.  No matter if you use sea freight or air freight, we can arrange the full packageshipping from the USA, including handling payment of Duty and Taxes to UKCustoms.

Shipping by sea freight is cheaper but takes longer than air freight especially if your shipment is heavy or large.  Ocean freight between theUSA to the UK normally takes between seven and thirty days depending on the US load port.  With multiple options from all USA ports and airports weguarantee daily departures.

Air freight is fast, effective and perfect for urgent or fragile, high value goods when shipping from the USA to the UK.  There are hundreds of airfreight options from the USA, many have multiple daily departures from and wehave the possibility to send to not only the main LHR (Heathrow) and MAN(Manchester) Airports, but also several regional airports around the UK.

When the shipment is in transit from the USA to the UK, KTL will be busyplanning the customs clearance and onward delivery, to make sure no costs are incurred for airline storage or port storage, we will make sure everything isnin place well before the cargo arrives, and we will arrange for door deliveryin the UK.

By using KTL to handle your logistics you are trusting us to get the shipment to the UK as soon as possible, we understand how important yourshipment is, and we will carefully monitor and check to ensure timely arrivaland use our expert knowledge and contacts to make sure cargo arrives ontime.  Our negotiated rates with various agents, airlines and shippinglines along with personal relationships with our partners makes it an easy decision to use KTL when you are considering who to use, and who you can trustto handle your USA shipping.

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