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Thanks to our experience, dedicated staff, timely deliveries and secure container shipping, we have become one of the UK’s foremost container shipping companies.
Following 30 years’ in the sea freight industry, we have acquired the skill and expertise to ship almost anything overseas. From surfboards, shoes, televisions, instruments, vehicles, furniture, whole homes and beyond.

Shipping Containers Cost

Shipping containers from the United Kingdom has evolved, it is now one of the most efficient and economical ways to ship goods over huge distances. When using Excess, international container shipping costs are tailored to each individual’s needs.
We will use our knowledge to inform and advise you on the best shipping method to suit your needs, and also guide you on the ideal container size for your load.

Less Container Load: Sharing a container is a good way to split the costs and lower your spending when shipping households or businesses. LCL is the perfect way to ship a small apartment, a few rooms of your house or your favourite furniture items. When utilising a shared container, you will only be charged for the space your goods occupy.

Full Container Load: If you don’t like the words “travelling light,” FCL is the method for you! You receive an exclusive container for your sole use, with the container dimensions either 20ft or 40ft. The container shipping rates will be based on the container size you select, and will allow you to ship a whole home load or a vehicle alongside personal effects.


Door to Door Shipping Containers

We like to make the process of sending containers overseas straightforward. Therefore, if you use Excess to ship containers from the UK, you will receive a reliable door to door service.
Inclusive in your container shipping costs are:

A move co-ordinator to organise your shipment and answer queries

Team of packers and movers to pack your goods in industry approved materials

Effects taken and loaded onto shipping containers and shipped to destination of your choice

Container delivered to the door of your new home, workplace, hotel or other, and unloaded

Terminal fees, shipping fees and customs clearance 


Get a Free Container Shipping Quote Today

Shipping Containers Quote Free Home Survey

We have built a reputation as one of Europe's best shipping agents, and, as standard practice, we offer you a secure way of shipping your belongings from the United Kingdom.

We’re proud members of the following: 
British Association of Removers Federation of International Furniture Removers FAIM Plus International Association of Movers
To obtain a free quotation, please complete the ‘request a quote’ form today or book your free home survey by clicking the link.

Shipping Containers Documentation

FIDI Customs Manual FIDI Customs Guide
The FIDI Customs Guide outlines the Customs and Excise regulations of over 100 countries.