Ocean Freight Services

Ocean Freight services are ideal for shipments that are less time-sensitive

A much more economical way of shipping large or bulky items worldwide.

With weekly sailings by all the major shipping lines, we can arrange for your goods to be shipped to or from all the world’s major ports. Onward local delivery to final destination can also be arranged.

IFS focus on meeting your needs for price, service and schedule for both Full Container Loads (FCL) and Part Container Loads (LCL).

> Weekly Sailings to and from all the world’s major ports
> Full / Part Container Loads
> Delivery to Port Only or to Final Destination.
> Global network of Ocean Freight agents & partners
> Exports docs & customs brokerage can be arranged

IFS staff can advise on the most appropriate service for your goods. Shipments are monitored through to delivery at destination with proof of delivery notifications sent to you by email.

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