Testimonials

Since using RW Freight as carrier for my Nordic exports I have found that they are highly professional. They always revert back to me when the collection has been arranged, which they collect on time.

Nordic Export Freight
68634

I am happy with the service RW Freight Services offer on my exports to Sweden. They always book in the collections and turn up on time

Sweden Freight Exports
72027

Fantastic service. RW Freight are a reliable carrier for exports to Sweden.

Sweden Export Freight
81971

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Freight Forwarders and Insurance

In the year 2000 the EU issued a directive to regulate the provision of insurance products.  The UK government’s interpretation of this meant that – in contrast with other European states – freight forwarders were acting as insurance mediators when offering shippers and importers insurance on the forwarder’s Marine Open Cover Policy.  As mediators, they were required to register with the Financial Services Authority, a costly and time-consuming business which most small forwarding companies chose not to pursue.

The British International Freight Association’s campaign to exclude forwarders from the directive was led by Ron Willis, founder of R W Freight.  After seven years of strenuous lobbying, this campaign was successful, and HM Treasury agreed that freight forwarders would be exempt from the legislation, providing that they held a marine open cover policy.