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ASIA LOGISTICS CARGO WAREHOUSESHIPPING FROM UK

UNITED KINGDOM AND SINGAPORE

International trade has helped countries outsource goods and services.

Singapore has one of the most developed economies in the world and has very diverse trading activities with different countries.

United Kingdom being one of the trade partners, has one of the largest economies of the world and is composed of four constituent countries England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

There are a variety of goods that are imported by Singapore from the United Kingdom including:

  • Machinery and transport equipment,
  • Food and beverages,
  • Business, financial and insurance services,
  • Chemicals and
  • Manufactured goods among many others.

This goods are very essential in Singapore since they have diverse utilities. This imports are either used for consumption or as raw materials for the industries in Singapore.

Searching for shipping services from UK to Singapore? We provide some of the cheapest shipping from UK to Singapore. Contact us today!

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO SHIP FROM UNITED KINGDOM TO SINGAPORE?

Shipping duration from United Kingdom to Singapore is based on different factors, mainly:

  • The mode and cost of transportation
  • The urgency of the delivery

Normally, shipping by sea takes almost a month with most freight companies quoting roughly nineteen to twenty-four days.

However, if the goods are urgent it would take between one and three days to ship the goods by air which would be more costly compared to shipping by sea.

WHAT IS THE SHIPPING PROCEDURE FROM UNITED KINGDOM TO SINGAPORE?

Rules and regulations are of paramount importance to be adhered to when shipping overseas.

It is mandatory before any importation of goods in Singapore, for the importer to have already acquired a Customs permit.

The permit shows goods to be imported and whether the importation is legalized.

The customs permits are of different types and in some situations they may not be required.

The United Kingdom has an office set up by the department of international trade in Singapore which offers assistance to aid international trade between the two countries.

The office offers professional and personalized assistance in accordance to the Singapore’s Customs Act, the Goods and Service Tax (GST) and the Regulation of Imports and Exports Act (RIEA).

COMMON PROHIBITED ITEMS TO BE IMPORTED IN SINGAPORE

Every county has a mandate to safeguard the welfare of its own citizens and this ensures that there is a consistent and stable economic growth.

To achieve this, there are certain items that are prohibited to be imported to Singapore.

Prohibited items usually have a negative impact to either the citizens or the economy at large. Commonly prohibited imports to Singapore include:

  • Laser apparatus found to have emission powers,
  • Perishable foods,
  • Narcotic drugs,
  • Perishable foods,
  • Pornographic materials,
  • Flammable and toxic content products,
  • Counterfeit goods,
  • Infectious substances,
  • Radioactive materials,
  • Munitions of war and weapons and
  • Paper currency, coins and credit cards among many others.

BENEFITS OF ENGAGING A FREIGHT FORWARDER TO SHIP YOUR ITEMS

There are various benefits that are associated with hiring of freight forwarders. With their expansive networking in the imports and exports services world widely, they help the importers in choosing the best routes that are safe and the best transportation modes. The freight forwarders have lots of benefits such as:

BETTER RATES

Freight forwarders offer better freight quotes as compared to shippers or the consignee. The freight forwarders are able to negotiate for the best charges in the market since they have specialized and have well established global networks.

TIMELY DELIVERIES

Since they have the latest information about shipping they help avoid time lags in arrival and delivery of a shipment. They are able to know the speed of the ship and the condition of the sea that will influence the arrival of the shipment. They communicate with their clients about their shipment and the most likely time for the shipment to arrive.

GREAT FOR SMALLER CARGO

They assist importers who are unable to import a full container by consolidating Less Container Loads to Full Container Loads. This is very helpful since it helps the small importers to import despite their quantity levels. This also benefits the freight forwarders since it increase the number of their customers.

WIDE RANGE OF SERVICES

They offer storage, handling, packing or distribution services to their clients. This are very beneficial services that would help the customer save on money and time. If the same activities were carried out in his premises it would attract more expenses such as transport.

HIGH QUALITY SERVICE

Goods are delivered in the same condition they were dispatched. Freight forwarders ensure goods are delivered in the right condition. When goods are in the right condition the importer is able to resell or use the goods with ease. It enhances the relationship between the freight forwarder and the importer.

HANDLES SHIPPING DOCUMENTS

The freight forwarders also prepares the shipping and export documents for their clients. This helps the importer to concentrate on other administrative jobs of the business. It saves time and money and increase the output.

WHY SHOULD YOU ENGAGE ASIA LOGISTICS CARGO WAREHOUSE?

ALS is one of the freight forwarders company that is based in Singapore. We are a full-fledged international freight company.

When compared to other freight forwarders in and out of Singapore, we have a good reputation from our clients, we also have extensive networks with various agencies globally.

Engaging with us as a freight forwarder has several advantages:

  • Here at ALS we are well informed with the current trends in the market as well as able to cope with the challenges. This enables us to offer quality services to our clients decisively.
  • We are dependable and proficient freight forwarders. With our unwavering record of outstanding services for over ten years, we have been able to meet our customer’s expectation with ease.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Tel:

  • +65 6250 2848
  • +65 6694 6227

Fax:

  • +65 6255 2108

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OUR ADDRESS

OFFICE (Mailing Address):
1 Yishun Industrial Street 1 #07-05 A’Posh Bizhub Singapore 768160

WAREHOUSE:
Block 7 Yishun Industrial Street 1, #05-47, 05#40 North Spring Bizhub Singapore 768162

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