Links to 1st Move Business Associates and Partners

Associates of 1st Move International

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


Members of the British Association of Removers (BAR)

British Association of Removers (BAR)

It’s a question of trust. To check if any company is a genuine member of the BAR simply look for the BAR approved logo and click it for verification that the logo is genuine and the company is approved. 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. As members of the BAR 1st Move are fully compliant with Trading Standards Approved code of practice.


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

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.

International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations

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.

RHA. The Road Haulage Association: Organisation representing commercial transport in the UK.
Basil Fry and Company. Specialist marine insurers to the international removals sector.
Royal Sun Alliance. Global coverage from the world's largest insurers.

Trade Partners:

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
Fallow International
MSL Corporate

Shipping Lines:

World renowned and reputable container shipping lines offering direct sailing from the UK.
Mediterranean Shipping Company.
Maersk Line
Mitsui OSK Line (MOL)
CMA/CGM Container line
NYK Container Line
Hamburg Sud
Autoshippers UK Car Shipping in association with 1st Move International
Autocarshippers International Car Shipping from the USA

For information on our great range of services visit 1st Move International Removals home page.

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