The International movement of vehicles by either Roll on/Roll off or container services to USA sail from the port of Southampton and/or Felixstowe including many other major sea ports every 7-14 days.
We will handle all the paperwork and produce the documentation that is required for your shipment to the States such as the ISF filing; which is a legal requirement for any vehicle or container entering USA. We will handle all UK customs clearance as needed and will keep you informed throughout the whole shipment process, we will even track your car or household effects very closely until they reach it’s final destination.
First Base Freight has many affiliated warehouses throughout the UK and USA so that we can handle and receive the loading of items including vehicles that are required to be loaded inside either a 20ft or a 40ft container. We can collect or deliver anywhere in the UK, Scotland, Wales and Ireland either on a open or enclosed Transporter or simply send a Fully Qualified Plate Driver to your place of residence, drive your vehicle to any delivery point or just to the port of shipment. The choice is yours, both methods offer a competent and professional service at all times.
We offer Ro Ro services to New York (Newark), Baltimore, Galveston, Brunswick, Port Hueneme, Tacoma, Jacksonville and Charleston. The rest of USA would be shipped by container services with weekly departures from Felixstowe. So what ever the mode of transport to the USA, we can assist you every step of the way.
When shipping a vehicle to USA from the UK, we would require copies of the following documentation:
When shipping any car to the USA you may also want to consider having your vehicle collected and delivered to the port for you. This will not only save you time, but could also save you money in train fayres and bus journeys. We offer collection by fully insured Trade Plate Drivers or if required, we can collect/deliver your vehicle on a single car transporter. Please call for a rate, we just need to know that your vehicle is roadworthy, has a current MOT and the postcode for the your collection.