Sea Freight

Ideal International operate a weekly service to and from major ports in China, the Far East, India, USA and most other major ports worldwide. Ideal offer a consolidation service (LCL) and full load container services (FCL), shipping either conference or Non-Conference, which enables Ideal to provide the most cost effective means of transport whilst meeting the clients deadlines.

Ideal are very conscious of the fact that Ocean Freight rates are as important as UK Haulage rates and will always offer our clients the option of a range of services in order both costs are carefully considered. The Ideal Ocean Freight department is fully experienced in all aspects of import clearance and are computer linked to HM Customs in London, Felixstowe and Southampton.


Ideal offer the option of shipping FCL consignments with our preferred carries, offering the fastest possible transit times, to ensure goods are shipped, as agreed, to meet our customers requirements.


Ideal also offer the option of shipping FCL consignments with our selected carriers offering a longer transit time but lower Ocean Freight rates in order that deadlines can still be met but at a more economic rate.


Ideal operate a weekly consol from Hong Kong, Mumbai, Shanghai, New York and Chicago. As an additional service we can receive cargo into our Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Mumbai and Delhi warehouses and hold FREE OF CHARGE for 10 days. This gives clients the option of holding cargo and waiting for other orders from the same or different suppliers in order to consolidate into your own FCL container.

For further help and information please call +44 (0)1708 526941 or use the quote form.