CASE STUDY
Moving 64 tons from China to Liverpool
Manufacturing & Engineering • Ocean Freight
JAG UFS successfully ship two, 32ton oversize slag pots from Tianjin, Northern China to Liverpool
Customer requirements

We were asked by one of our overseas partners back in April 2019 to handle the import clearance and haulage for slag pots into Liverpool. These were to be sent to a global leader in stainless steel manufacturing.

The mission was to transport two 32ton slag pots, each 4.8 x 4.04 x 3.09m from Tianjin, Northern China to Liverpool.

The JAG UFS solution

Upon receiving the enquiry, we swiftly worked to obtain the relevant rates from the line and port of arrival along with looking at haulage options. We provided all relevant costs within 2 days and was awarded this cargo within a 3-week turnaround.

Once booking confirmation was received from our partner, we worked towards getting the haulage booked along with route planning and submission of permits to the local authorities. Due to the width of the cargo, this needed special provisions to travel.

Departing from Tianjin, this would tranship via Hamburg to load onto connecting vessel into Liverpool port.

Upon arrival into Hamburg we had a challenging task of turning the cargo around at the earliest as not to miss the connecting vessel.

We always try to avoid additional costs to the customer, but unfortunately due to special requirements this wasn’t possible on this occasion. As it stood, the cargo wasn’t allowed to travel on German roads in its current state with wire ropes needed to be transferred from one quay to another. Therefore, the cargo needed to be relashed and secured in order to make the onward destination. We negotiated with the carrier to reduce the costs to a lower amount that the customer was more than happy to cover. All was successful and this made the connecting vessel within 4 days, once the green light was given to relash.

Upon arrival of the vessel into Liverpool the cargo was devanned onto awaiting vehicles and transported in convoy under escort.

Results

This was all delivered in a timely and professional manner with the client being extremely happy with the overall service along with being updated throughout the entire process of the journey.

We liaised with the consignee after delivery to make sure all was satisfactory with the service received – some feedback was provided from two different colleagues, which to say was very encouraging.

“No problems unloading and all went smoothly once onsite. Thank you for the good service. Thank you for your cooperation and support throughout the movements of Tuesdays load. We are very happy with the service which you provided.”

INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS
Powerful logistics solutions
Air Freight
Whatever your requirements, our relationship with all major airlines ensures we can offer a choice of highly flexible solutions to meet your deadlines.
Learn more
Ocean Freight
Whether general cargo or a special project, we have access to all equipment types and global consolidation services, ensuring a solution for all your sea freight needs.
Learn more
Road Freight
Offering standard full loads, groupage or dedicated hot shot deliveries, we offer tailored road freight solutions both domestically and internationally.
Learn more
Sea-Air
Ocean Freight too slow? Air freight too expensive? we can tailor the perfect solution to reduce costs on air and improve on ocean transit times.
Learn more
Cross Trade
Buying from one country and selling to another? With our global network spanning 226 countries, we have a perfect solution for your cross-trade requirements.
Learn more
Rail Freight
Connect East to West or West to East with more environmentally-friendly rail freight solutions for containerised or groupage logistical requirements.
Learn more
Consultancy
Let our “Freight Doctor service take away your logistics pain. We offer a free, no obligation review of your processes and prices. What have you got to lose?
Learn more
Warehousing
Our bespoke warehousing software gives you access to your audit trail and live visibility of your stock, giving you complete control of your warehousing remotely.
Learn more
Onboard Courier
For urgent and time critical shipments, our fully trained onboard couriers will personally accompany your package to its final destination.
Learn more
“Thank you everyone for making the process such a success. I know you all worked very hard behind the scenes to make it go so well and get them through customs. We really appreciate it.”
“I am very impressed with the service. You have no idea how refreshing it is to work with a freight forwarder that is so efficient. Usually it’s like getting blood from a stone.”
“I have had the pleasure of using JAG UFS for over 12 years now. They are a very friendly, professional business and are a pleasure to deal with.”
“Your competitive approach with regards to delivery has enabled us to remain competitive with our pricing and we are gently increasing our market share. Thank you.”
“Thank you. for your attention to our matters, I know that our business is small, but your service has been excellent.”
“They bend over backwards to help and deliver, where no one else can!”
UPDATES
Subscribe

Enter your email below to subscribe for JAG UFS updates and relevant industry news.

You can easily unsubscribe at any time using the link at the bottom of any of our emails, or by emailing us. Click here to read our full privacy policy.

UK Head Office
London Heathrow
Unit 2, Felthambrook Industrial
Centre, Feltham, Middlesex.
TW13 7DU. England
Far East Head Office
Shenzhen, China
Room 02, 11/F, Block East, Coffee Loft
Office, No 12069 Shennan Road,
NanShan District, Shenzhen, P.R. China
USA Head Office
Atlanta, USA
5520-C Old National Highway
College Park, Atlanta,
GA 30349, USA
News & Updates
Subscribe today
Enter your email for JAG UFS updates and industry news.
You can easily unsubscribe at any time using the link at the bottom of any of our emails, or by emailing us. Click here to read our full privacy policy.