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Date Added: 25 April 2018

Davies Turner, the UK’s leading independent freight forwarding company, is adding an export LCL cargo service by rail from the UK to China one year after launching an import LCL and FCL rail service in the other direction.

Consignments destined for China are consolidated through the company’s nationwide hub and spoke trunking operations and then loaded at their  regional distribution centre in Dartford onto one of Davies Turner’s daily trailer services to Hamburg.

In Hamburg, consignments are transferred onto the rail service, which then heads east, passing through Poland, Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan, before arriving in Wuhan, China. Shipments are transported under an Export Accompanied Document (EAD).