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Freight forwarding


Beacon offers an end-to-end global freight forwarding service across all modes. Our agile team will manage each step of your shipment with transparency, efficiency and dedicated support, all visible through our platform.  Real-time alerts ensure that any exceptions are flagged as they happen, with relevant communications routed to the right team members, so plans can be adjusted fast.

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Ocean freight

Move goods across our growing carrier network, which includes more than 100 partners in over 30 countries around the world. We use GPS-tracked vessels that cover LCL and FCL, with global coverage, focussing on Asia to Europe routes. 

Air freight

Quick turnaround times for your most important cargo. We work with trusted, premium carriers to make sure your goods arrive safely and on time.   

Road freight

Container haulage, full truckloads, groupage, vans and other specialised vehicles with our extensive UK and European road network. All vehicles are tracked with our visibility partner, Project44. 

Customs clearance

Ensure you’re complying with local rules and regulations wherever your goods are. We’ll take care of submitting key documents at origin and destination to help avoid delays, inspections and fines, where we can.

Insurance

Protect your cargo with flexible cover from our insurance partner, AIG. We’ll deliver what you need based on what we know already, with the data that we have like cargo value, weight, and route.

Case Study

Fortnum & Mason uses Beacon to gain visibility over shipments

Fortnum & Mason is a direct to consumer retailer, based in the UK. They wanted a freight forwarder that could deliver goods at high volumes and short notice, without compromising on service. 

Problem

Fortnum & Mason has a wide network of suppliers all over the world. They needed a freight-forwarder that could coordinate updates in real time, and deliver transparent reporting for internal stakeholders who are short on time. 

Solution 

Beacon’s user-friendly platform lets Fortnum & Mason see the information they need whenever it suits them. Bi-weekly calls and regular market updates have allowed Fortnum

‘Working with Beacon has made our lives so much easier. We can access all the information we need, and the customer service is first class’.
Charlotte Jackson, Logistics Manager

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