International Shipping

Quality international shipping from anywhere in the UK to all over the world

First Base Freight can arrange and organise the international shipping of your vehicle from any location in the UK to thousands of destinations all over the world. We offer this service at the most professional and reliable standard, with competitive rates gained from using our experience in the industry.

Our services don't just include shipping cars. We can ship vehicles of all shapes and sizes, including motorcycles, caravans, motorhomes, trucks and even boats and yachts. We are also able to ship most types of machinery. There are two main methods when shipping vehicles internationally. The first is by roll on/roll off vessel. RORO is the most popular option for car shipping, and offers cheap rates and easy loading. Once your car is at port, it is simply driven on board and stored inside, amongst the thousands of other cars on the same journey. Once the vessel reaches its destination port, your car can simply be driven off and away to wherever it needs to be in the new country.

Some vehicles may not be suitable for RORO, or may require some special attention. Shipping by container is generally the more expensive option, depending on the destination, but it offers extra security and the advantage of being able to store personal effects inside the car being shipped. Both of these benefits are not available with RORO. Your vehicle will be loaded into a freight container, which can vary on size, depending on your needs, and can either be shared or dedicated. Once the vehicle is secured inside, the doors will be closed and locked, and won't be opened again until the destination port has been reached. If you are shipping a smaller vehicle such as a motorcycle, it will usually be crated and shipped in groupage, together with similar vehicles, to save on costs for space. In some cases we can also offer airfreight, for when you need your vehicle to arrive as soon as possible.

If you need any more information about anything to do with international shipping then don't hesitate in giving us a call and speaking to one of our very helpful and friendly members of staff who will be able to help you with any questions that you may have. You can contact us today through any of the details listed below or directly through our contact page. We look forward to hearing from you.