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Special Handling

Special Handling

Delivering fast-track, reliable and cost effective freight solutions, KRL has led the way as one of the UK’s most trusted independent multimodal logistics organisations for over 25 years. Managed by a team of logistics experts, at KRL we pride ourselves on providing tailored delivery solutions to suit our diverse client base, offering airfreight, sea freight and road freight as well as additional support services including packing, expediting and transshipment services.


Air Freight

With high performance standards and a flexible approach to our air freight solutions, KRL caters to the needs of a wide range of industries. From regular consignments to complex supply chain, infrequent import or export freight requests, our philosophy remains the same; to provide cost-effective, timely solutions by understanding our customer’s logistical requirements. We promise to communicate and monitor all our shipments whilst offering you control and visibility to track your cargo along the way.

No matter how big or small your consignment, we thoroughly monitor our carrier partners throughout its journey from start to finish. We understand the importance of trustworthy, time-sensitive delivery and our comprehensive freight system guarantees the most efficient transportation.

We offer an array of value-added services and innovative airfreight solutions to ensure we fulfill our client’s complete logistics needs. We believe that fast, accurate delivery provides customers with a competitive edge, keeping them one step ahead in business.

KRL has built solid alliances with worldwide air carriers to ensure we offer first-class customer service, fast transit, competitive rates and flexibility to support our client’s evolving supply chains.

Sea Freight

With an extensive network of global partners within the industry, our sea freight department offers customers the most reliable FCL and LCL movements worldwide. With incomparable relations with the world’s major shipping lines, we are able to provide our clients with quality service at competitive market rates.

We can handle almost any size shipment, from less-than-container loads to full container loads, specialist equipment as well as oversized cargo. KRL will act as your one point of contact to manage your sea freight worldwide from start to finish. Our team can also handle vessel chartering and liner management as per customer requirements.

With such high demand for our sea freight services, we are able to offer affordable rates and regular transit times to all our clients with both large and small requirements. Our efficient shipping service offers flexibility and control to help streamline your supply chain. KRL’s ocean departments are versatile, offering import, export and cross-trade business, handling project and bulk cargo movements as well as vessel chartering and liner management.

In addition to our port-to-port sea freight services, the integration of our road freight division enables us to collect and deliver full and part loads domestically and across Europe. Our door-to- door service saves time, money and makes the whole shipping process smooth sailing.

Road Freight

With an extensive fleet of vehicles at their disposal within the UK, KRL serves the major ports and airports on a daily basis. We are your local overland freight transport provider, holding seven strategically positioned hubs across the UK.

We offer a reliable domestic and international collection and delivery services across the UK and Europe, with next day and economy options available at competitive rates. Our vehicles are fitted with the latest tracking systems to ensure full tracking capability for our clients. We can keep you updated with the movement of your package or cargo to help provide complete peace of mind.

The KRL transport department is also fully equipped to handle specialist products including hazardous items, chilled/frozen products (temperature controlled) in addition to out-of-gauge movements.

Project Forwarding

We work closely with internal project management teams to offer our clients the most efficient project forwarding service. From planning to final delivery destination, our team provides support throughout the complete freight route. Our in-house systems and procedures offer flexible solutions to fit all our customer requirements.

Our broad experience handling a diverse range of international projects throughout Africa, the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Middle East and South America, gives new and existing clients confidence to partner with KRL for their entire project forwarding needs.

Experience gained handling an array of projects in Africa, CIS, Middle East and South America gives our personnel the ability to take care of specific demands that long term projects inevitably produce.


Our Project Services


Our experienced expeditors maintain contact with your suppliers and sub vendors from procurement to fulfillment of an order, ensuring you are completely updated from start to finish. We promise to highlight any potential delays or complications.


Receiving & checking

All materials received are checked in accordance with client/country specific requirements and items are continuously tracked to allow complete end-user visibility. Our team ensures material receipts are issued in accordance with client requests and transmitted accordingly.


Labelling & Marking

We offer a labelling and marking service upon request of our customers in accordance with project parameters.


Budget is always an important factor which is why KRL consolidate orders from various suppliers to minimise shipping costs and other associated expenses.



To ensure secure transit of all cargo, we safeguard your materials with the right packing and to meet specific requirements. No matter how unusual or complex, we are experienced in providing safe, cost-effective packing.



We prepare all necessary shipping documents in your preferred format for each project. Our team will keep you updated through your own system directly or through EDI links.


At KRL we are trusted by hundreds of companies to transship goods globally. Our neutral interline service offers access to worldwide destinations through London and European gateways and most worldwide hubs.

We have built strong partnerships with major international airlines as well as less significant airlines and specialist carriers in order to deliver the most cost-effective and efficient solutions. We are experienced in shipping out sized and fragile cargo to even the most remote regions.

By creating relationships with an array of airline carriers, KRL has been able to negotiate priority status and retain control to ensure the most reliable service no matter how big or small the shipment is. We also possess access to a wide range of freighter aircraft for out-of-gauge or cargo aircraft only consignments.

Our transhipment service offers:



Providing a range of elite household and office relocation services, KRL tailors its packages to suit individual requirements and most budgets. As a member of IAM (International Association of Movers), KRL ensures that its door-to-door service exceeds clients’ expectations time and time again.

Whether you or your company are seeking local or international household relocation services, our network of trusted partners across the globe ensure a safe, smooth journey from starting location to final destination.
Our knowledgeable local and international teams pride themselves on exceptional customer service standards which is why KRL is the first choice for our existing clients who continue to utilise our relocation services.

What sets us apart from our competitors is our no-fuss attitude designed to cater to all relocation requests. We offer full packing, inventory, unpacking as well as debris removal to make the process completely stress-free.

KRL accepts a range of consignments both large and small, catering to various budgets. For those with budget constraints we offer simple timed pickup or goods placement at clients’ premises as an alternative to full relocation services.

Global Relocation

For clients requiring international household relocation services, our specialist team offers bonded transit through the UK for shipments arriving or departing by air or sea to allow flexible, cost-effective and timely movement.

Our international services also include: 

Clients we've worked with

Africa Freight

KRL specialises in the transportation of oil and gas related cargo taking care of logistical services for numerous organisations operating in the Africa region. We have paid particular attention in building longstanding partnerships within the oil and gas industry globally since 1987 and are trusted as one of the largest and most trusted and experienced freight companies for the industry in the Africa region.

With strong ties to Equatorial Guinea, KRL has been awarded with large logistics contracts including import/export, multimodal forwarding and transshipment consignments to and from E.G, which has enhanced our credible reputation within the industry.

KRL is skilled in providing logistical services to the Alba Field (offshore condensate/ natural gas production site), the Punta Europa (onshore processing plant), coordinating large purchase orders, collections, packing and shipping. From heavy plant and drilling equipment to large food shipments and general supplies, KRL delivers rapid shipping services by air and ocean into Equatorial Guinea.

KRL Africa provides full import and export functions across the Nigerian region covering all major Nigerian international airports and seaports. We offer air, sea and road freight services across Nigeria to almost any global destination.

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