Warehouse storage

Comprehensive warehouse storage and logistics services in the UK, located at the heart of the UK transport network

IFL Warehouse

IFL is highly experienced in warehouse storage, management and redistribution of your products. We’re flexible to your needs, offering a range of third-party logistics (3PL) solutions. We’re experienced in all aspects of goods storage and cargo handling at our secure, alarmed and centrally located warehouses. And we offer excellent UK and European network coverage for onward distribution of your goods.

To get a quote or find out more, call us on +44 (0)1675 434690 or email enquiries@internationalforwarding.co.uk.

Warehousing space: ample and flexible

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Our three large warehousing facilities are based in Birmingham, West Midlands, strategically positioned at the heart of the UK transport network. With 150,000 sq ft of storage space, we can offer warehousing and storage solutions – often with immediate availability. We’re also flexible to your needs, whether you want to secure long-term bulk storage at competitive rates, or just need a bit of extra space for a short period.

A comprehensive storage solution

A range of third-party logistics (3PL) solutions is available to suit your specific needs:

  • Experienced cargo handling.
  • Container offloading and de-stuffing.
  • Consignment splitting, relabelling and rebranding.
  • Pick and pack operations.
  • Pallet storage.
  • Pallet picking.
  • Stock inventory management.
  • Full integration with our transport fleet.

Safe and secure

Our warehouses are fully secure with intruder alarms and 24-hour CCTV monitoring to protect goods held in storage. We use a range of modern handling equipment for safe, smooth loading or unloading, including dock levellers and 2.5-tonne capacity container spec forklifts. Our warehouse management system also keeps track of your inventory so you have 24-hour online visibility on your goods.

Your goods will be stored under all risks standard United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) terms and conditions, however we can offer competitive all-risk insurance cover as an optional extra.

Quotations: clear and detailed

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We offer fast quotes on warehouse storage if your booking is straightforward. For more complex or flexible warehousing logistics needs, it’s best to talk to us directly so we can find the best solution to integrate with your exact requirements.

Our business rates for warehouse storage are competitive and depend on a number of factors, from volume of goods to storage duration and if any additional logistics services are required.

Cargo handling and storage services

Supply Chain Management pick and pack

IFL has 30 years’ experience in cargo handling and storage services. Our staff are fully trained in the use of pallet trucks, forklifts and dock levellers for safe loading and unloading, or for moving your goods around the warehouse.

We also offer a range of cargo handling services, including pick and pack operations, product reworking, pallet picking and container offloading and destuffing to suit your particular needs.

Inbound logistics: simplified and streamlined

We simplify and streamline business supply chains through our inbound logistics service. For customers importing goods into the UK and Europe, we accept deliveries in bulk, store your products at one of our UK distribution warehouses, then pick, repackage and forward on to your customers in the UK or EU. We also offer stock inventory management, EDI, vehicle tracking and electronic PODs.

Outbound logistics: broad network, efficient service

 

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We have partnerships with Europe’s leading transport and logistics agents in a number of key locations, which means UK exporters have easy access to dedicated European warehousing and all forms of cargo handling.

Branding: consistency and professionalism

IFL truck livery in red, white and blue

To retain corporate branding, we can supply liveried vehicles and uniformed drivers so, even though your company is contracting out the hassle and headache of product distribution, customers experience a high level of continuity.

Get a quote for warehouse storage today

Whether you are looking for a detailed quotation about warehouse logistics and distribution solutions or just have a question to ask, IFL can provide you with a reliable, efficient and cost-effective solution. Contact us today to secure warehouse storage.

FAQs

WHAT ACCESS DO I HAVE TO MY INVENTORY?

Customers can inspect stock during normal working hours and at other times by prior arrangement and under health and safety requirements. We offer a bespoke inventory control electronic reporting system which updates automatically as stock is added or leaves the inventory. Our web-based system gives clients 24-hour access to stock held.

HOW MUCH DOES STORAGE COST?

Warehousing costs are based on space occupied, number of pallets, duration of storage, etc, and will include handling into and out of store. Additional services include insurance, distribution and labelling if required. Find out more – click the ‘Get a quote’ button, call us on +44 (0)1675 434690 or email enquiries@internationalforwarding.co.uk.

WHAT CAN BE STORED IN YOUR WAREHOUSE SPACE?

All types of general cargo except foodstuff items, goods requiring temperature control and hazardous goods.

IS THERE A MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM STORAGE SIZE?

Goods exceeding 6m length and 2,500kg individual weight will be subject to special arrangements.

HOW LONG IS EACH WAREHOUSING CONTRACT FOR?

We offer long-term contracts at highly competitive rates but also short-term deals subject to space availability.

HOW SHOULD I SUPPLY MY ORDERS TO YOU?

Both electronic and hard copy instructions can be accepted. The former can be integrated into the electronic inventory control process referred to above.

Request a quote

To allow us to provide a more accurate quotation, please fill in the form detailing your requirements.

Upon receipt of your enquiry one of our logistics managers will send over your tailored quotation within 1 hour.

Please note: we do not ship personal effects.