Ship direct from source to destination with cross-trade

In today’s global economy, there’s no need for your products to set foot in the UK. With our international cross trade service, we ship directly from your supplier to anywhere else in the world using the best route and the most cost-effective method.

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We’ve got every major
Shipping route covered

Far East to UK

Ship direct to every major UK port from China and the rest of Asia.

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Far East to USA

Sea, air and consolidated freight from the far east to the far west.

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Far East to Europe

Flexible sea, air, road and rail freight solutions to Europe from East Asia.

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Global Cross-Trade Network

We access the largest global trade network to send your goods anywhere.

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The benefits of cross-trade for UK business

If you import goods from the Far East into the UK only to export them again almost immediately, our cross-trade solution saves time, stress and duty fees. Streamline your shipping by avoiding UK customs and going directly to your destination.

  • Avoid UK customs
  • Faster shipments
  • More cost-effective
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Why use DG for Cross-Trade?

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Complete transparency with Horizon

Track your shipment throughout it’s journey with our real-time software that provides the data and transparency you need.

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Proactive customs clearance

We submit documents two weeks in advance so your shipment spends as little time sitting in customs as possible.

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One point of call

Your personal account managers is available around the clock via phone, email and live chat should you ever need them.

Combine ocean freight with other shipping solutions

Ocean freight need not be the only shipping solution you use. You tell us an origin, a destination, a timescale and a budget, and we’ll create a combined shipping route that meets your requirements.

  • Combining road, rail, ocean and air freight
  • Highly flexible and cost effective
  • Built to your needs
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Talk to us about combined shipping

Greater access to global markets with the WCA

DG International is a proud member of the World Cargo Alliance - the world’s largest network of independent freight forwarders. Boasting over 10,000 member offices around the world, we always have access to a trusted partner who can oversee delivery of your goods, wherever you need them sent.

Major and minor lanes, we’ve got you covered

We have decades of experience transporting across the world’s most popular trade routes. Our fast and flexible routes between the Far East and the UK, Europe and the US is one of the reasons clients come back to us. But in reality, we can ship anywhere. Our network spans the globe and were certain to have a partner office near your port of choice.

Whatever you need, wherever you need it.
We have the shipping option for you

Approved and accredited by

AEO
IATA
ISO 9001
BIFA

Looking to ship small or low-value parcels internationally?

Our sister company Pro Carrier removes the complexity from cross-border commerce by helping you ship parcels anywhere in the world. We integrate with every major eCommerce platform and have a network of final-mile delivery partners who deliver everywhere you sell.

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