Testimonials

The way you dealt with our bookings were perfect. The collection was spot on and your groupage export service was excellent. My overall impression of R W Freight is excellent and we have had no problems at all.

Export Shipping Client 57053

RW Freight Services are a carrier for my Polish exports, and I couldnt be any happier with using them as my freight forwarder, they collect from me on time and I have no complaints.

Polish Export Freight
73549

Your groupage import service from Sweden is good and your customer service is fantastic. We are pleased all round!

Sweden Importer 48577

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Shipping safety threatened by overloading

There seems to be a growing problem with freight containers imported into the UK; the Health and Safety Executive is getting an increasing number of enquiries asking for advice.  Over the past two years, 7,760 containers stopped in roadside checks were found to be overweight, and one company had to call the HSE when a container overturned while being unloaded.  Shippers are obliged by law to declare the correct weight to shipping lines, and there is no incentive to under-declare as shipping freight rates are based on the size of the container, not the weight.  There have been accidents due to over-loaded containers bursting open, and there is to be an international effort to revise the guidelines on loading.