Our Promise

To provide a professional service transporting customers goods, whilst ensuring their safe on-time arrival at a competitive price.


We offer our clients a first class service, while availing them of the most competitively negotiated rates.


Sea freight has been revolutionised in recent years with quicker transit times, more sailings and tighter controls on arrivals and departures.


At Sandford Freight UK we strive for efficiency and making our operations as streamline as possible, thus minimizing our carbon footprint.

About Us

Sandford Freight UK Limited is a privately owned and managed company providing an international freight forwarding and logistics service.

Sandford Freight was established in London Heathrow Airport in 1998, the business grew rapidly based on our ethos of providing a personal service and ensuring that our customers’ requirements are always the number one priority.

This has been the cornerstone of our business and a key ingredient of our success to this day.

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  • 200 years’ experience

    Collectively our staff have over 200 years’ experience in the international freight forwarding industry.

  • Professional and personal service

    Small enough to care – big enough to fulfill all of your freight forwarding needs – at the most competitive price.

  • Highly knowledgeable and highly trained staff

    Our team is highly trained and motivated to achieve the best possible logistical solutions for our clients.

  • The best price

    At Sandford Freight UK we work closely with our suppliers to manage the global economic pressures that can affect price, to provide cost effective solutions for our customers.

  • Security Listed Agent

  • AEO Approved Forwarder

Sandford Freight UK Blog

We are Hiring: 2 New Positions in Operations

Due to continued expansion here at Sandford Freight UK, we are…

Sea Exports to USA

Please note maritime export shipping are experiencing major issues…

LCL Shipments Rejected

Lines are now not accepting LCL bookings if the shipment contains…

Extreme Weather in China – Typhoon Season & Flooding

The newest treat to the global supply chain industry is the extreme…

COVID-19 Continues To Have Detrimental Effects on Air Freight Shipments

With much of the UK returning back to normality post the peak…

Are You Claiming Preference for EU Goods?

From January 2021, if your goods originate in the EU or UK, you…

Shut Down In Italy

In August in Italy, the country enjoys a short break which means…

Looking for a Job?

WE ARE HIRING!! Are you or anyone you know interested in a…

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AEO approved Freight Forwarder based at Heathrow Airport. Import/Exporting all over the world by air, road & sea. For quotations email: quotes@sandforduk.com

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