1st Move International has a truly global reach.
Over the last 20 years we have developed a strong and highly personal network of business associates who help us to ship your personal goods worldwide.
These are some of the companies and associations we do business with, they are all renowned and trusted companies and specialists in their own business sectors.
We are members of the British Association of Removers and the British International Freight Association the true industry standards for international movers.
British Association of Removers (BAR)
It’s a question of trust. Choosing a BAR Member will ensure your move goes smoothly. You will have the peace of mind that comes from using a vetted, reputable, professional and safe remover, and in the unlikely event that something goes wrong, you’ve got someone to turn to.
The British International Freight Association
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is the trade association for UK-registered companies engaged in international movement of freight by all modes of transport, air, road, rail and sea. BIFA has around 1500 corporate members, known generally as freight forwarders, which offer a wide range of services within these various modes.
Financial Ombudsman Service
The Financial Ombudsman Service was set up by Parliament as the official expert in settling individual disputes between consumers and businesses providing financial services. Their aim when required is to resolve disputes fairly, reasonably, quickly and informally.
The Furniture Ombudsman
We adhere to the British Association of Removers Alternative Dispute Resolution Scheme which is independently operated by The Furniture Ombudsman
Second Floor, 3-4 Viewpoint Office Village
Babbage Road, Stevenage
Hertfordshire, SG1 2EQ
Phone: 0333 2413209
International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations
FIATA's role is to familiarise trade and industry and the public at large with the services rendered by freight forwarders through the dissemination of information, distribution of publications and oinline media and to improve the quality of services rendered by freight forwarders by developing and promoting uniform forwarding documents, standard trading conditions, etc.
FCO Travel Advice
We are official partners with the Foreign and Commealth Office and assist them in promoting safe travel overseas. To help ensure that British travellers are better prepared when they move overseas and for up to date travel advice
RHA. The Road Haulage Association: Organisation representing commercial transport in the UK.
Basil Fry and Company. Specialist marine insurers to the international removals sector.
Consolidators are a little known sector outside of the shipping world. These are established companies who "Consolidate" commercial freight for trade clients, exporting companies, manufacturers and shippers throughout the UK. Due to the substantial amount of export cargo they group they are able to offer us, their trade clients, discounted rates for space inside these priority containers. As they act on behalf of large exporting companies they will always ship their containers weekly, whether they are full or not. Their reputation, and their clients export orders, depend on it. Below are a few of the consolidators we are proud to work with.
Enterprise Liner Agency
Vanguard Logistics Services
World renowned and reputable container shipping lines offering direct sailing from the UK.
Mediterranean Shipping Company.
Mitsui OSK Line (MOL)
CMA/CGM Container line
NYK Container Line
Autoshippers UK in association with 1st Move International
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