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UK is a very important trading country for Norway. And what is special about the UK/Norway transport-market is that import and export is almost in balance.

Let us transport your goods from and to the UK

We can offer express export service from Norway to the UK, only 1 day transit time.

Logistics in UK (United Kingdom)

Our connections in the UK have the local expertise needed to handle all assignments in a professional way. Even though Brexit has complicated the customs process, we solve this easily for you, with the right knowledge.

We do both LTL, FTL, and FCL. Collection of groupage and part load is not a problem either in Norway or in the UK.

Please notice

  • Norway is currently negotiating with the United Kingdom on a new and lasting free trade agreement. In the meantime, Norway, Iceland and the United Kingdom have entered into a temporary goods agreement ("bridge agreement") which entered into force on 1 January 2021.

  • Norway is hoping to have a new free trade agreement and other agreements in place as soon as possible in 2021. Tariffs, administrative cooperation and customs procedures will be included in such an agreement. The customs service works to ensure that the best possible agreement is in place as soon as possible.


Freight services in UK (United Kingdom)

Consignment goods, general cargo, special goods, temperature regulated goods, or ADR goods - we will find a solution fulfilling the requirement logistic to the UK

  • general cargo, LTL, LCLLess than Container Load
    Less than container load. 1 TEU equals a 20 feet container
    ; consignments with a weight limit up to 2500 kg freight calculation per consignment

  • part loads; consignments weighted from 2500 kg freight calculation per consignment and upwards

  • full truck or container, FTLFull Truck Load
    Truck fully loaded with goods
    , FCLFull Container Load
    Full container load

  • special goods

  • ADRDangerous Goods by Road (ADR)
    Goods that can do harm to people or the environment

Transport from and to UK

Solutions adapted to your need in the UK

Road freight

If it is urgent to get the goods home, we pick them up directly with one of our cars and drive straight to the recipient in Norway.

Sea freight

The most environmentally friendly mode of transport and extremely predictable from UK.

Air freight

If it is extra urgent, we arrange air freight for the shipment.


When there is no urgency, we can arrange environmentally friendly and affordable transport.

Transit times to the UK

Export from south/central Norway to the east of UK  

  • FTL/FCL; 24 – 48 hrs,
  • LTL/Part loads; 48 hrs
  • Groupage; 72 – 96 hrs


Import from the UK to south/central Norway

  • FTL/LCL; 72 hrs
  • LTL/Part loads; 72 – 96 hrs, terminal/terminal
  • Groupage; 96 hrs


The UK has a challenging traffic situation, and orders must be booked well in advance of scheduled shipment.


General cargo 

Distributed through our distribution terminal at Skedsmo. Here you will find transit times to different parts of Norway (in Norwegian)

Groupage, 0-2500 kg, UK

Consignments shipped as groupage will be picked up and delivered by drivers with local knowledge.

Part loads, + 250 kg, UK

Direct delivery or via terminal


Distribution terminals in both Norway, Sweden and Denmark, with access to distribution networks.


Transport of various types of goods to / from the UK

  • groupage

  • part loads

  • industrial waste / waste

  • tiles, wood material

  • land, agricultural products

  • bulk material

  • special goods

  • refrigerated and frozen goods

  • ADRDangerous Goods by Road (ADR)
    Goods that can do harm to people or the environment
    dangerous goods

  • less than full car, LTL, LCL

  • full truck or container, FTL, FCL


Additional services

  • labelling and packing

  • storage

  • automated storage and retrieval system

  • walking floor

  • custom clearance

  • logistics consultants

  • offshore and projects

  • EDIElectronic Data Interchange
    Electronic Data Interchange between computer systems
    , Integrations

Green, standard, express deliveries


Green, reducing logistics-related carbon footprint, cost-efficient and reliable routes within Europe and Asia. Our solutions for a greener supply chain presents the potential for additional savings and have a positive impact on your brand.


Standard, ColliCare standard freight solutions such as LTL (less than truck load), FTL (full truck load) shipments to ADRDangerous Goods by Road (ADR)
Goods that can do harm to people or the environment
and temperature-controlled transports.


Express, time-critical delivery. Range of highly flexible express freight services with affordable costs, time-definite solutions that you and your customers can count on.

Traffic rules in the UK

UK (United Kingdom)
  • No traffic bans applicable

  • Motorway (6am – 7pm): 80 km or 100km

  • Motorway (7pm – 6am): 120km or 130km

  • Motorway freight:  80km

  • Left hand driving in the UK

Customs in the UK

Comprehensive customs and tax regulations and time-consuming processes often make import and export demanding. We are specialised in customs management, with good customs procedures and help you with

  • general customs clearance

  • imported goods

  • exported goods

  • custom clearance documentation

  • cash and daily settlements

  • Brexit

Customer service

The opening hours are different in the UK than in Norway as the time difference is 1 hour behind us in the UK. Most connections have opening hours from 09.00 to 17.00 (9 am. To 5 pm.) local UK time. Our dedicated employees supporting you by phone, mail, or chat.


Postal code overview for the UK

Postalcodes in UK

Holidays in the UK

  • 1st January: New Years
  • 2nd April: Good Friday
  • 5th April: Easter Monday
  • 3rd May: Early May Bank Holiday
  • 31st May: Spring Bank Holiday
  • 30th August: Summer Bank Holiday
  • 27th December: Christmas Holiday (since it falls on a weekend this year)
  • 28th December: Boxing Day

Rates for transport from and to the UK

How much does freight transport to the UK cost cost? Request a quote at ColliCare Logistics without obligation.

Bent Arild Hære

Bent Arild Hære

Director Sales