About Us

About Us

In November 2016 after 21 years of continued growth and development of our worldwide shipping services, our company was acquired by Rhenus Logistics Limited. As of October 2017, The Staples team will operate from the new purpose built logistics facility based at Port Salford, Manchester. The move represents a fusion of like-minded ethical business practices and the continued provision of professional expertise and personal attention to our client base both here in the UK and around the globe.

Professional Expertise & Personal Attention

With extensive international shipping and logistics experience within our team, our achievements have earned us ISO 9001 quality accreditation, membership of BIFA (British International Freight Association) and IATA. Our proudest accreditation to date was awarded back in October 2009 when our company received AEO (Authorised Economic Operator) status. Moreover, we are one of a very small number of SME logistics providers who have ISO9001, IATA and AEO accreditation. Furthermore, as TT Club members we enjoy the insurance backing this affords.

Whatever the size of shipment or destination involved, seamless transportation and delivery by road, sea or air is assured.

Our Services

Our company was historically a specialist to the Mediterranean & the Middle East; however continued growth and diversification over the past decade has led to the development of further specialised shipping services to the Indian subcontinent, Far East, Australasia and South Africa. Our worldwide forwarding division further compliments our core market services and allows our vast client base to entrust all their worldwide logistical needs to just one company if they so wish.

Through an extensive network of more than 50 overseas agents, we also offer bespoke import & crosstrade functions to our clients both here in the UK and worldwide.

We pay meticulous attention to documentation accuracy, advising you on:

  • Letters of Credit
  • Collection of Drafts
  • Bills of Exchange
  • Certificates of Origin
  • Movement Certificates

Client confidence is further inspired by our knowledge and awareness of potentially complicated documentary requirements in all global markets.

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