Freight Shipping To & From Europe

Specialists in timely and reliable freight forwarding to and from Europe

Whether you are importing or exporting to countries in the European Union (EU) for the first time or you’re experienced in continental freight and are seeking a long-term freight forwarding partner, at RJJ Freight we can keep your goods moving for highly competitive transport rates.

Over the years, we have developed efficient working relations with key shipping lines and hauliers for safely transporting goods of all shapes and sizes from all four corners of the UK to all main continental gateways, including:

  • Rotterdam/Europoort
  • Zeebrugge
  • Calais
  • Antwerp
  • Cherbourg
  • Santander
  • Bremerhaven

As a well-established freight forwarder, our growing portfolio of customers depend on us to manage their cargo with Door-to-Door, part-load and full-load movements to and from Europe. Our experts can advise your business on the most efficient transit route – from load point to destination – and ensure all the necessary inventory, security and customs documentation is EU-compliant.

Container Ports we use

  • Felixstowe
  • Immingham/Hull
  • Dartford
  • London Gateway
  • Southampton

Typical transit time between UK and EU: 7 to 8 days

Trailer Ports we use

  • Felixstowe
  • Folkestone
  • Portsmouth
  • Harwich
  • Immingham/Hull
  • Dartford
  • Teesport

Typical transit time between UK and EU: Next day to 48 hours

European markets we serve

  • France
  • Germany
  • Benelux
  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • Italy
  • Switzerland
  • Poland
  • Eastern Europe
  • Turkey

Many UK-based importers and exporters are looking to the freight forwarding industry to navigate them through the turbulent waters of Brexit. At RJJ Freight, we keep our finger on the pulse of the front line of European trade, so our customers don’t have to. Our tried-and-tested network of European partners ensures we meet our customers’ requirements, time and again.

Europe Exports and Imports with RJJ Freight

Export to Europe

Our team is uniquely placed to safely move your export of cargoes across Europe from the UK. RJJ Freight offer a comprehensive network of European hauliers, who are well-versed in the transport of chemicals, automotive parts, machinery, building materials, pharmaceuticals and foodstuffs to European destinations. RJJ Freight’s experienced team can help to ensure efficient customs clearance by completing relevant documentation including T1, T2 and EUR1 forms. If you are looking to export to Turkey or non-EU countries via Europe we can assist with the preparation of ATR.1 document and SAD certificates respectively.

Import from Europe

RJJ Freight has the expertise to handle all aspects of imports from the EU. We’ll ensure your consignment is in full regulatory alignment, with a comprehensive understanding of UK and EU customs formalities and paperwork – from commodity codes (HS-codes), Duty and VAT, to import restrictions and more. Enjoy a seamless service when you import anything from white goods, chemicals and automotive parts through to textiles and clothing from Europe to the UK with RJJ Freight.

Europe Freight Services

Whatever your shipping requirements, RJJ Freight are sure to have what you need. We have the following freight forwarding modes available to and from Europe:


We offer full load, part load, pallet and parcel services to mainland Europe via our reliable network of land transport and logistics partners. We’ll calculate the best route, transit time and rate to suit your transport requirements. Our land transport services to mainland Europe can collect and deliver food products, temperature-controlled cargo, as well as hazardous and out-of-gauge cargo.


We pride ourselves on offering flexibility and efficiency combined when shipping to and from Europe by sea. Our network of agents across major EU ports including Rotterdam, Zeebrugge, Calais, Santander and Antwerp allow us to provide up-to-date information on picks ups and delivery times, customs clearance- when applicable, as well as highly competitive transit times and shipping rates.


Deliver your goods with speed by utilising RJJ Freight’s air freight services to and from mainland Europe. Our partnerships with leading UK and continental airlines ensure the fastest possible transit times. Meanwhile we use our experience to ensure total compliance of all air cargo we handle.

Are You BREXIT Ready?

The clock is ticking and in the event of a NO DEAL the UK will leave the EU on the 29th March without a trade agreement and a transition period. This means all goods transported between the UK and EU will require customs clearance.

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Get your Europe freight quote

Our dedicated team is ready to manager your UK/EU shipping projects, with full end-to-end capability for standard consignments and highly specialised shipments. We can help you to understand your needs, offer guidance on requirements and offer a choice of flexible transit options.