General Goods

import export of general goods

Seacon UK have been operating as an independent freight forwarder for over twenty years and have found solutions for transporting a wide variety of  goods all over the world.

Importing and exporting goods in and out of the UK can be a complex minefield of duties, taxes and legal forms. Forms and duty differs depending on where the goods are being sent from or to, or what type of goods are being shipped.  Seacon UK are experts in goods forwarding and can help you make the right choice for your freight.

Together with sound advice, Seacon UK can also find you the best solution and best price for transporting your goods by making use of a vast network of contacts within shipping lines, air lines, road distribution and warehousing.

The types of goods Seacon have transported include:

  • Vehicles
  • Clothing
  • Alcohol
  • Food
  • Electrical goods
  • Equipment
  • Personal effects

Seacon UK offer an ‘in-house’ service for raising ATA Carnets and direct customs links for customs clearance at every major sea and airport. They also have their own on-site facilities for building pallets for airfreight or loading sea freight containers, enabling Seacon UK to keep control of your cargo at all times.

Seacon UK are a recognised specialist NVOCC. They have part load containers moving to and from the USA, Far East and Middle East every week. Working directly with freight agents and manufacturers alike Seacon UK can offer fast, cost effective services. To remain neutral to your clients, Seacon UK offer a neutral bill of lading for all worldwide freight forwarding.

containers at dockImporting beers from across the world into Europe has established Seacon UK as a registered Consignor under the Section 100G Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 and the Excise Goods (Holding, Movement and Duty Point) Regulations 2010.

Seacon UK are authorised to start duty suspended movements from the point of release. Seacon UK have access to EMCS and we register the shipment and generate an ARC (Administrative Reference Code) allowing shipments to move to the nominated warehouse.

Through knowledge, experience and a network of global connections, Seacon UK are confident they can meet any logistical requirements. Air, sea or Land, anything from individual items to bulk consignments can shipped, managed and monitored from Seacon’s office in Liverpool.

New to importing?

Don’t get caught out! Let Seacon UK guide you to a smooth, safe, legal and cost effective solution for importing or exporting any goods in or out of the UK.

Find out more on our New to importing page.


  • Worldwide FCL (Full container load) services
  • Worldwide LCL (Less container load) services
  • Partners and contacts throughout the shipping world
  • Bonded NVOCC
  • In-house ATA Carnets
  • Access to EMCS
  • Valuable advice for first time importers
  • Worldwide door to door Service
  • Customs Clearance Services
  • Warehousing
  • Import VAT / Duty
  • Goods monitored through to delivery
  • Competitive pricing

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Case studies

To see some examples of the kind of work Seacon UK carry out and the solutions they have found for other clients, take a look at the Case Studies page.

From the time of your order placement to the final delivery, Seacon UK are in complete control of your freight.

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