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.

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Sandford Freight UK Blog

COVID-19 Update!!

Dear valued customers, amid the COVID-19 crisis we are still…

BREXIT UPDATE: UK Officially Leave the EU on 31st January 2020

It is official; the UK will leave the EU on 31st January 2020.…

Chinese New Year – Extention

Dear Customers, Please be advised that the China Government…
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WARNING: UK Port Closures

Dear Customer, Due to the progressive bad weather recently…


What is AEO? AEO stands for: Authorised Economic Operator…
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IMO 2020- Surcharge Explained

Dear all our Customers, As some of you may be aware, there…

Brexit Update – TSP and Importing to the UK from the EU

As the UK continues to battle between deals and a potential…

In Preparation for Brexit on 31 October 2019

Dear Valued Customers, As you are already aware, the United…

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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

Freight Industry News

  • 21 freight forwarding companies are shortlisted for BIFA's 2020 Freight Service AwardsThose shortlisted in the various categories are as follows: Air Cargo Services Award – sponsored by ASM DHL Global ForwardingKerry LogisticsLigentia UKSimarco International Cool & Special Cargoes …
  • FIATA review of Air Cargo Tariff and Rules (TACT)FIATA would therefore be grateful if you could kindly complete a short online survey at the following link: http://forms.fiata.com/view.php?id=21756. This will enable FIATA to consider possible areas …
  • Asia-Europe container freight spot rates hit new highsContainer spot freight rates from Asia to northern Europe have broken the $2,000 per teu level for the first time in a decade after rising by more than a quarter this week. The Shanghai Containerised …
  • ESC and CLECAT urge carriers to switch to a ‘new normal’ as current practices slow economic recoverySince these problems perpetuate, ESC and CLECAT urge carriers to review their operational and business practices to ensure a regular flow of cargo and containers, whilst respecting schedule reliabilit …
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