Sea freight

Cost-efficient freight forwarding from trusted shipping experts

Want a team on board with you who know the sea and ocean freight industry inside out, with the connections needed to get the most cost-effective access to regular, reliable sailings? With a rich shipping heritage, we are one of the best connected, experienced and trusted Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers (NVOCC).

International import and export freight forwarding of sea freight is only part of what we do. Our in-house specialist departments can also work together to design multimodal solutions and improve all elements of your supply chain.

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We take the time to understand our clients and their evolving requirements to provide adaptable solutions in an ever more complex Industry. We take great pride in adding value and developing long-term partnerships.

Pete Fitzgerald
Head of Freight Forwarding (North)

Sea freight services


  • 20ft, 40ft, 45ft, containers plus flat rack and open top
  • Far East, Europe, Mediterranean, Middle East, Indian Sub-continent, East/West/South Africa, Mediterranean, Australasia, North & South Americ



  • For temperature controlled or perishable goods
  • Maintain temperatures between -60 and 30 degrees
  • 20ft, 40ft, 45ft, containers


Dry Bulk

  • Worldwide destinations
  • Specialist cargo knowledge of coal, biomass, aggregates
  • Wide range of vessel types including Capesize, Panamax and Handymax

Be efficient with your cargo

Looking for a cost-effective way to move your goods internationally? Sea freight is the world’s most efficient method, but don’t just settle for what you can find. Our experts will help you to strategically manage your sea freight and take advantage of the most efficient, reliable, competitively priced solutions for your needs.

Partner with the experts

We’ve been involved in container shipping since the first container ports opened in the 1960s, establishing the considerable knowledge and relationships needed to navigate a complex industry. Our personal account managers pride themselves on offering trustworthy and valuable advice, whatever your needs.

Access our worldwide network

Need a well-connected partner? With connections in 42 countries around the world, offering weekly schedules sailings for international imports and exports, the size of our network means that we are the perfect partner for growing SMEs or large companies looking to expand or improve their sea-freight usage.

Build a better supply chain

Looking to increase scale and efficiency in your supply chain? Our international, multi-disciplinary team can help your logistics solutions grow with your business, offering a complete range of in-house supply chain specialisms, including multi-modal logistics, customs, inspections, sourcing, insurance, warehousing and distribution.

Get real-time visibility

Want to book your shipments with the click of a button, and know what’s going on with them right now? Our booking and tracking technology will help you to quickly and easily make decisions about your shipments. We can also build bespoke dashboards, delivering you the knowledge you need to make strategic decisions.

Create a brighter future

Looking to build a more environmentally friendly logistics solution? Swapping other methods for sea freight can be a key part of reducing your carbon footprint. We can provide carbon reporting and offsetting options, and at an exciting time for sustainable transport, we can keep you in touch with new environmental efficiencies as they become available.

“We have used the services of the John Good Logistics team for a number of years and they have always gone above and beyond to meet our requirements. With a proactive can do attitude they have supported us through the Brexit process and ensured we have met our customer needs.”


“We have been partnering with John Good Logistics for over 10 years. They have always provided a proactive and consultative approach to the management of our supply chain; we would certainly recommend their services.”

First Line

“We have worked with John Good Logistics since we began trading in the UK, their service as been reliable throughout, and the staff always happy to help”

Chris Cordingley

Giti Tyres

“The professionalism of the team at John Good Logistics has been displayed at every opportunity presented.”


“Their knowledge, skill and commitment, plus their enthusiastic attention to our business needs is always exceptional and considering how complex and demanding we are as a business, with our variety of different products, they do a thoroughly professional job for us.”

Chris Thompson

Head of Procurement – Indirect Purchases, Marshalls Plc

“What we love about Good Logistics is the personal touch they provide – it is like they are part of our team.”

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