Shaping the future of global trade

Metro power the supply chains of leading British and international brands. Importing and exporting the raw materials and finished products that feed, clothe, transport and protect consumers around the world.

automotive
Automotive

Metro is involved in every stage of the automotive supply chain, from tertiary suppliers, and raw materials, to moving the prototypes for testing and delivering the finished vehicles.

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chemicals & petrochemicals
Chemicals & Petrochemicals

Elite Logistics, Metro’s chemical and petrochemical division, manage the transportation of the most challenging and hazardous compounds in standard, specialised and tanker equipment.

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foodstuffs
Foodstuffs

Metro manage fresh, frozen and ambient foodstuffs, creating supply chains solutions that are efficient, flexible and trackable, to ensure food security and traceability of inventory.

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power
Industrial

Our project experts in our Fracht joint venture scope, plan and execute the movement of the heavy and oversize equipment that is common in the oil, gas and renewable industries.

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manufacturing
Manufacturing

Making and despatching goods on the largest scale requires an integrated, efficient and flexible shipping function, which is why so many manufacturers outsource their shipping operation to Metro.

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Retail & Fashion
Retail & Fashion

Retail and fashion are competitive and demanding markets, that are dynamic and susceptible to rapid change. Their supply chain exhibit the same characteristics, which is why visibility Metro provide is critical.

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Metro Services

Quality delivered as standard

Forwarding

Competitive global land, sea and air freight solutions that support the success of every type of business and product, including hazardous cargo and project shipments.

Outsourcing

We manage their supply chains, despatch and shipping functions, so that our customers can concentrate on streamlining production, new business development and growing their success.

Supply Chain

Metro systems and personnel deliver bespoke solutions that are designed to increase speed to market, simplify inventory management, streamline product flow and drive down costs.

Technology

The Metro technical team conceive, create and support the cloud-based systems that manage our global operations and our customers supply chains.

The power of our tech is the people behind it

No one understands our customers’ needs and our business like we do, which is why we have conceived, created and developed the systems that manage our global operations and our customers’ supply chains.

Unique, innovative and award-winning solutions, that are only available to customers of Metro and our associate companies, Elite and Fracht. Secure cloud-based systems that are accessed remotely and integrated with customers ERP and back-office.

Our development, systems engineers and support teams are recruited from three streams – graduate intake, internal development and external talent pools – but all share one attribute: a passion for excellence.

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Latest news

Supply chain news, opinion, Brexit and the other stuff that’s got us talking,

25/08/2021 / Sea, Supply Chain, United States

US landslide problems continue to grow, as shipping lines announce they are not accepting bookings requiring inland delivery

Container imports at the US’ ten largest ports increased 14.3% year-over-year in July and ocean freight supply chains, now in...
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25/08/2021 / Metro, MVT, Supply Chain, Technology, UNECE

Metro successfully test new eBL with FIATA

Metro continues to actively support the development and adoption of emerging technology, across the shipping industry, by participating in the...
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25/08/2021 / Sea, Supply Chain

Global demand isn’t booming, but shipping rates are – and why is that?

Despite all the hype, Maersk has calculated that global container shipping demand is only up 2.7%, leading some analysts to...
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25/08/2021 / China, Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

Global vessel congestion and schedule delays grows further after Ningbo closure

Just two weeks since the Ningbo-Zhoushan containers terminal closed after a worker tested positive for COVID-19 and container port congestion...
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