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GCL Added-Value Services

Alongside our core Air and Sea Freight offering, we have built a selection of complementary services that add value to make our customers' lives easier.

From track and trace and insurance, to the specialist handling of hazardous materials, our friendly and experienced team are here to help organisations just like you.

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Track and

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Insurance and

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Pallet Building & Breakdown

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On-Site X-Ray Machine

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Hazardous Handling

LED Specialists

If you operate in the audiovisual and systems integration sector, you need a specialist logistics partner who really understands the industry. GCL has a significant portfolio of clients in this arena and has accrued a large amount of industry knowledge and experience as a result.

Here are just a few of the reasons clients in the LED sector choose GCL:

  • If you require a faster turnaround, you can take advantage of our blocked space agreements with the two major airlines flying from Hongkong to London Heathrow – Emirates & Cathay Pacific.

  • With nearly all the major manufacturers based in Shenzhen, if you are looking to move your goods by sea, we have shipping options in place from Shenzhen, Hong Kong & Guangzhou.

  • We are used to handling the pressure of tight deadlines and have an experienced team of staff and resources on hand to fully manage every project.

  • Our specialist final mile delivery service enables direct deliveries to city centre stores, sports stadiums and other locations with restricted access, 24/7.


Track and Trace

Standard with all consignments, GCL’s Track-and-Trace facility allows you to monitor your shipments, wherever they are in the world, 24 hours a day.

Instantly know where your consignment is with a few clicks. Quick, easy and hassle-free.


As you should expect, every care and precaution is taken when handling your cargo. However, to give you peace of mind, cargo insurance can mitigate any concerns you have.

Through our partnership with 'The Insurance Broker', our friendly team can provide advice on specialist cargo insurance; which will cover your shipment up to its full value against accidental damage, fire & explosion, theft, piracy, heavy water sinking and grounding and stranding. We've got you and your consignment covered.


Aircraft Pallet Building & Breakdown

Don’t worry if you don't have a full pallet-load. We can add your goods on to our own aircraft pallet, for speedy departure.  

And don't worry about your goods being held up unnecessarily. We provide fast breakdown of incoming aircraft pallets too, to ensure you receive your consignment without delay.


On-Site X-Ray Machine

Having an x-ray machine on-site enables us to process your air freight consignments rapidly, in full compliance with DfT security regulations.

With GCL, you avoid delays and minimise costs.

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Hazardous Handling

From printing inks, paints and solvents, to flammable liquids, lacquer, poison, corrosive materials, compressed gasses and other hazardous items, we can handle it all.

Don't believe us? Get in touch with the GCL team and try us today.


Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA)

We offer a full handling service for imports requiring Fulfilment by Amazon. Our team will make all arrangements for goods to be collected from your supplier’s factory and delivered to your allocated Amazon UK warehouse.


Let our dedicated team remove all the stress and hassle from the process.


Time Critical Shipping

We are highly experienced in handling time-sensitive shipments with solutions tailored to meet your deadlines. 

Benefit from the 24/7 availability of logistics staff and our 30 years of experience of handling time-sensitive cargo, including: aircraft engines & components, temperature-controlled consignments, seasonal supply chain and JIT production supply.

China Specialists

We offer a full handling service for import
airfreight, with extensive experience in urgent orders shipped from China to the UK.


The GCL team will make all arrangements for goods to be collected from your supplier’s factory and delivered to site in the UK. It is as simple as that.

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Aero Engines

Aircraft engine transportation is a specialised operation,
requiring considerable experience and specialised equipment, due to the fragile and shock-sensitive nature of aero engines.

Our experience enables us to identify and coordinate the
differing transport requirements for each type of engine.

Aircraft on Ground (AOG)

We have many years of experience in handling AOG shipments with fast and secure solutions. 

Talk to the GCL team to find out more about our AOG experience and capabilities.

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Request a Quote

No matter how or where you want your consignment transported, we can provide optimal routing quotations to suit both your time requirements and budget.


Contact our friendly team of experts today for more information on how we can help.

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Consular Services

From printing inks, paints and solvents, to flammable liquids, lacquer, poison, corrosive materials, compressed gasses and other hazardous items, we can handle it all.

Don't believe us? Get in touch with the GCL team and try us today.

Why Choose GCL Logistics?

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More Than a Forwarder

Our services don't stop at freight forwarding. We provide a variety of added-value services such as insurance, bespoke project management and customs consultancy.


Knowledgeable & Friendly Experts

GCL has been in the freight forwarding business for over 30 years. Our friendly team and global network of partner agents are on hand to go the extra mile and provide a first-class service to move your goods from A-B.

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Reduce Stress & Add Value

Moving consignments in the current climate from A-B can be costly and stressful. We use our global network of partner agents to find the best mode, route and solution for you.


Reliability Guaranteed

We have worked hard over the years to build close and strong relationships with some of the world's largest and most reliable airlines and shipping lines to give you peace of mind.

Airplane Above the Clouds

Working with GCL logistics over the past decade has been nothing short of a dream.

All shipments have been conducted to the highest standard. Customer service is professional and reliable. When you need answers and efficiency the team are there to with a smile to get things done.

With their expert advice and experience, GCL has allowed my business to thrive. I've always had clarity and professionalism from start to finish. I will continue to use GCL as long as I'm trading.

Kents of Cornwall


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