Shipping containers

Welcome to Thunderbird Freight!

The biggest headache for every professional importer and exporter is making sure that their cargo reaches its destination with no hassle – reliably, safely, on time and on budget.

That’s where we come in! 

During our 20 years experience in freight forwarding, we have dealt with the most complex transportation needs for our customers, untangled the obligatory miles of red tape and smoothed transactions with numerous carriers and agents. 

No matter whether you are a seasoned shipper or shipping for the first time, when you sign up to the Thunderbird experience you have the assurance that your goods will be safely transported to or from anywhere in the world.

We have built up excellent relations with Customs and our unparalleled connections with rail, sea, air and road services means that we have the expertise to ensure your goods arrive at their destination on time and intact. So, whether you want to move a one-off cargo or handle specialist items such as perishable goods or chemicals, you know you can leave everything safely in our hands. 

Why Choose Us

The benefits enjoyed by Thunderbird Freight customers include:

Your own dedicated handler which means you have just one point of contact who understands your specific needs.

  • We keep you informed – so you know exactly where your cargo is and when it will arrive
  • All our staff have extensive industry knowledge –  so they plan for all eventualities
  • You benefit from our international network of offices – no problems with local customs and legislation
  • We give you competitive pricing, transparent costings and no hidden extras

“Thunderbird Freight is a company we have dealt with for over 10 years. The level of professionalism and service is second to none.  They handle all our needs from customs clearance right through to delivery to all parts of the UK and Ireland. The job is done with the minimum of fuss and we would have no hesitation in recommending them to any other company.”

David Flanagan
Import / Export Manager
Moulton Bulb Imports Ltd.






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