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International Groupage Services

Groupage shipping applies to a consignment which does not justify the exclusive use of its own container as it has a volume that’s ‘less than container load’, and therefore customers’ goods can be ‘grouped’ together in a single container.

As a way to reduce the costs of shipping a smaller consignment of household and personal belongings internationally for customers, Britannia are able to offer groupage shipping services as an alternative hassle-free, door to door collection and delivery solution.

If you are shipping just a few items or the contents of a one bedroomed flat (for example) then Britannia would consolidate your shipment with other compatible shipments at our central consolidation warehouse based in Merstham, Redhill into 20 ft and 40 ft containers. Our professional well-trained warehouse staff are on hand to carefully load the goods in the container to ensure the container load is secure and comfortably stowed. See the diagram below which illustrates the groupage shipping method and how it works:

Major destinations are served on a regular basis, so that you don’t have to wait too long for your belongings to be shipped to your destination country. All shipments are professionally export packed, barcoded and securely stored in our purpose-built facilities until the container is ready to depart for transportation to your destination country.

For those customers who are either looking for their own container or a swifter transit time, having ones’ own container is still an option should you wish. However, a groupage or ‘shared load’ consignment can be more appealing for those customers who are looking for a more economical method of shipping goods and are not in too much a of a hurry to receive their goods.

Groupage services are available to most major destinations worldwide with Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA and South Africa being the most regularly served.
If you would like more information about Britannia Movers’ groupage services, call your local office on 0845 600 6661 today or email international@britannia-movers.co.uk

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