First Base Freight, an internationally recognised vehicle shipping company offers ocean freight services to both private individuals and businesses across the globe. We ship cars, vans, trucks, caravans, motorhomes, plant machinery and trailers worldwide. Our RORO, Breakbulk, container and shared container services allows us to successfully ship both in gage and out of gage vehicles and plant machinery every week by sea freight. First Base Freight Ltd have been trading for 10 years and have a 5000sqft warehouse situated near one of the busiest car terminals in the UK. Our warehouse allows us to load caravans, cars and vans directly in to containers and ship them more cost effectively to many destinations worldwide.
Car shipping services need not be a minefield; First Base Freight regularly ship saloon cars and SUV’s to hundreds of destinations every week. Be it by RORO, shared container or by dedicated container services we aim to give the best experience every time. We have been shipping cars for over 10 years and have a wealth of knowledge to share for a more seamless shipment. Our first-class car shipping service extends to both UK collection and delivery services by engaging fully insured trade plate drivers and/or car transporters for a door to port or port to door convenience. Shipping a car overseas with a professional company offers peace of mind that your car is in safe hands from start to finish.
First Base Freight ship motorcycles by sea every week from the UK. Our bespoke crate making service in Rainham and Bristol allows for a more secure service ever time. All motorbikes are professionally packed for safer transport using good, quality wood that has been heat treated to comply with the import formalities at destination. Depending on where in the world you would like to ship a motorcycle to, we can also offer to ship a motorbike on our shared container service where it does not need to be crated, ask for further details to find out the best option.
From tractor units to individual trailers or a combination of both, we can ship by either RORO, flat rack or breakbulk services with ease. We’ve been professionally shipping trucks worldwide for many years both from and to the UK. Our truck shipping specialists can ship your vehicle to hundreds of destinations from many UK ports either on our weekly, fortnightly or monthly services easily. From finding out the dimensions provided by you, our team can accurately price your shipment with no hidden extra cost allowing you to know the exact charge to ship your truck before shipping it. All trucks are measured and weighed at the port of export. If there are any discrepancies with the length, width and height of the truck we can have it re-measured before it leaves the UK.
Shipping a motorhome overseas allows you to tour your new country in the comfort of your own vehicle affordably. Our customers ship their motorhomes for many reasons, be it for an extended holiday or simply because they are moving abroad and want to take it with them permanently. Whatever the reason First Base Freight can ship your motorhome professionally every time by either RORO (roll on/roll off), shared or dedicated container services. Motorhome shipping is a growing trend amongst our customers as it allows a certain level of freedom to tour your new destination easily. To obtain a free quote for shipping, please provide the exact length, width and height.
As a professional vehicle shipper, First Base Freight can also ship commercial goods to almost all destinations worldwide as well. Commercial goods can include machines, palletised goods, plant machinery, bulk, loose and non-rolling cargo – both in gage and out of gage (OOG). Our commercial shipping department specialises in the safe shipment of any/all goods. We can arrange UK collection by truck, low loader or by heavy lifting equipment for you. We will also arrange to have your goods palletised or crated at our depot in Bristol or Rainham to ensure optimum safety in transit to its destination if required. Our bespoke commercial shipping services can be tailored to individual needs, we can offer a seamless shipment door to door or door to port every time.