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Formed by 3 Directors in 1997, all of whom had previously worked in various Freight and Warehousing operations for over 20 years, Lightwood combines young, enthusiastic staff with experienced freight forwarding men at the helm.

Initially concerned with loading and receiving trailers the services have expanded to encompass all aspects of freight, storage and distribution.


  • Receiving cargo, storing and loading into sea containers or trailers for shipping

  • Import services

  • Port handling of Full and LCL loads; individual consignments

  • Customs clearance

  • Distribution within the UK including hazardous and fragile goods

  • Inland Bonded warehouse facilities

  • Stock control

  • Sampling, relabelling and "neutralising" product

  • Packing and case making either at Lightwood or on customer's own premises

  • Specialized collections of works of art; pictures, statuary etc. from galleries and auction houses

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