Opening the doors to global markets

Mercator provides sea, road, and air freight services worldwide. Trust our family-run, UK-based team of freight forwarding experts to find the perfect solution for your cargo, budget, and timeline.

Your Freight Forwarding & Customs Clearance Delivered

We’re not held back by corporate restrictions. With extensive experience, a global network, and a determination to succeed, we’ve got a shipping solution for every challenge.

We Move Freight All Around the World

Mercator can offer comprehensive freight forwarding services in over 95 countries due to our global network of freight forwarders. This worldwide representation allows us to provide you with the best specialists to help your consignment across the globe.

Freight Forwarding can be a challenge, that’s why we love it.

Freight forwarding can be complex, but we’re here to help every step of the way.  Let us handle the stress so you can focus on your business.  

Our team of expert freight forwarders will analyse your shipment and provide a custom solution, whether it’s overland, sea, or air freight.  Rest easy knowing your shipment is in good hands with Mercator.

Why Choose Mercator Cargo?

Small But Worldwide

Through our global network of freight forwarders in over 350 offices across more than 95 countries worldwide, Mercator ensures you work with the best experts when shipping your goods.

We're committed to seeing your business grow

We understand how important operations are to a business's success. At Mercator, we'll arrange everything for you, leaving you time to work on running your business.

Decades of Import and Export experience

Since we were established in 1991, we've handled over 20,000 UK Exports and over 40,000 UK Imports. With over 100 years of freight forwarder collective experience, you have the peace of mind that your cargo will be safe with us.

Our very first customer is still our customer today.

Project Cargo
Mercator has the expertise and global contacts to manage complex cargo shipments.
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Air Freight
Mercator arranges import and export air freight across the globe.
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Road Haulage
Mercator arranges organise national, European and worldwide road freight services.
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Sea Freight
Mercator offers a range of comprehensive sea freight shipping services for both UK imports and exports.
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Frequently Asked Questions.

As Mercator is a member of a worldwide shipping network, MarcoPoloLine, we can offer our customers comprehensive shipping services in over 95 countries around the globe.  Utilising these partner freight forwarder offices, our worldwide shipping services can include clearance and delivery in overseas countries.  To read more about certain countries we ship to and from, please see our Where We Ship Page.

Yes, we can add cargo insurance to a shipment we handle for you.  The cost is worked out based on the value of the goods plus the cost of the freight.

We require the size of the shipment (dimensions and weight), origin and destination details and the buying terms agreed.  It is also useful to understand at this stage the nature of the goods in case they require specialist documentation or handling.