Export Experts

Driving British success

For almost 50 years Metro have been managing the secure and effective multi-modal transport of orders for British and international exporters, helping them improve profit margins and compete with competitors more effectively, while minimising financial risk.

We compare and contrast carrier, mode and route options, in line with your preferences and terms of trade, to find the most appropriate cost efficient options, that meet your delivery promise.

Effective packaging is critical in ensuring that the customer receives your products in the pristine condition, that ensure satisfaction and prompts additional orders.

The correct paperwork is vital for every export shipment, and differs by country, so it is critical that you get it right, or you risk having customers orders delayed by customs because they are missing vital documents.

We help you get the right paperwork, every time, to ensure that your goods always arrive on time every time.

Our in-house experts provide guidance and produce the full range of original, certified and customs documents required for compliance and bank presentation.

Metro solutions encompass the occasional exporter, to some of the world’s largest exporting brands, managing the timely despatch of hundreds of global shipments daily.

The integration of Metro’s supply chain visibility and management tool, MVT, with exporters ERP systems, streamlines and simplifies the processing, customs declaration and despatch of export orders from global production facilities to customers around the globe.

It means that large manufacturing customers can open a new manufacturing facility in the world and have absolute confidence that export orders will be expedited swiftly, efficiently and cost-effectively, as soon as they are available.

In the last 12 months Metro have supported:

  • Exports for new Czech and Austrian plant machine factories
  • Exports for Shanghai car manufacturer, plus imports of prototypes to UK
  • Global exports for petro-chemical manufacturer
  • 3rd country exports for global manufacturer
  • Generating export invoices and documentation, global spares shipping and distributor support