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UK to Switzerland Shipping (business)

Hi,

I am in the process of starting an online shop and I have several distributors in the UK. I would like them all to send my orders to one address in the UK (ideally the shipment company) and then when it is all received, ship it to me....

any recommendations out there? any rough prices? (I am not sure what the amount will be so feel free to share the amount you sent).

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Hi,

I am in the process of starting an online shop and I have several distributors in the UK. I would like them all to send my orders to one address in the UK (ideally the shipment company) and then when it is all received, ship it to me....

any recommendations out there? any rough prices? (I am not sure what the amount will be so feel free to share the amount you sent).

cheers!
Its a bit difficult to give you any pointers if you dont give a rough guide of how much. Are you talking a box, a pallet or a lorry full? Last time I had two pallets shipped and the whole bill was around CHF 600 including customs handling but duty and MwSt came on top of that.
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Re: UK to Switzerland Shipping (business)

I have always used these guys for parcels up to 50kg, although they have a pallet service as well (not sure if they do pallets internationally or only in the UK). Their prices are the best I've found.

http://www.interparcel.com/

As I live in Basel, I usually have them deliver to an address in France or Germany (as it cuts the shipping charges by almost 50%) and bring the over the border items myself. This has the advantage of 1) lower shipping costs, 2) no customs clearance fees and 3) higher tax-free allowance for on-person goods than for goods shipped by post.
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Re: UK to Switzerland Shipping (business)

Thanks guys!

I would suspect I would ship one pallet - even though I am not sure how much that could hold
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I would suspect I would ship one pallet - even though I am not sure how much that could hold
Try 1 cubic metre but obviously weight is dependent on what you are carrying and there are limits so a cubic metre of gold would not work. But I would have no problem dealing with that personally for you FOC
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Re: UK to Switzerland Shipping (business)

I know a company who shippes really cheap within the eu. so my best advise would be, get it all sent to an address in Germany (30min away from zurich) and you go to pick it up your self in germany. You save yourself allot of hassle and tons of money by not sending it directly to zurich.

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