Tuscor Lloyds (UK) Ltd


World-wide transport is just one of the many services you can expect from a leading logistics provider like the Tuscor Lloyds Group. You can be sure that the goods will be shipped from origin to the customer’s door quickly, economically and professionally.

The Group’s core activities are in global sea-freight, project management and air-freight. We focus on providing supply chain management and value added products that suit your individual profile. This makes Tuscor Lloyds your global logistic solution.

Tuscor Lloyds are general agents for Magna Charter Line, First National Line, President Line and Princess Line.

Project Cargos

Tuscor Lloyds are experts in the field of Project Cargo movement. Throughout the history of Tuscor Lloyds we have shipped many difficult and challenging project cargos, from oil fields to construction sites. Due to an extensive local and global network, our project management team can easily co-ordinate resources and accurately carry out shipments to tight deadlines. Our highly motivated staff are on location as well as in the office and are always on hand to ensure the job is carried out, no matter what.

Full Container Loads

Tuscor Lloyds are trusted to carry out FCL (Full Container Loads) services by some of worlds most renowned manufacturers and retail groups. Through excellent global knowledge and service we have become a major player in the container shipping industry and act as general agents for Magna Charter Line, Princess Line, President Line, First United Line, Magallanes Line and First National Line. We have an extensive group of agents located in key global transport hubs, giving us an unrivalled ability to successfully deal with any challenge that comes our way. Over the years we have built up an exceptional breadth of knowledge that allows us to provide our clients with up to date information on local conditions and enable them to make informed and intelligent business decisions.

Less Than Container Loads

Tuscor Lloyds excel in LCL (Less than container loads) shipping and offer services to the worlds most interesting and developing markets. As well as the traditional LCL services offered by other freight forwarders we specialise in countries that our competitors overlook. Our team has extensive knowledge in legislation, local customs and even security, enabling Tuscor Lloyds to apply its expertise to deliver excellent LCL and consolidation services to destinations all over the world. We also offer Import and Export LCL services to areas such as the Americas providing clients with ample opportunities for cross trading and reciprocal orders.

Break Bulk and Out of Gauge Cargo

Tuscor Lloyds have offered an unparalleled Break Bulk service for many years, working with only the most experienced stevedoring partners in key transport hubs around the world. It is through this extensive experience that Tuscor Lloyds are able to negotiate space on conventional vessels which reduces costs dramatically. As well as low costs, our Projects and Break Bulk Cargo Team make themselves available throughout the duration of the shipment and will often ensure the cargo is properly secured and safely stowed on board by travelling and supervising at the port. We relish the challenge that this service requires and that is why customers return to us time and again for a reliable and safe shipping service. Why not take a look at some of our previous break bulk success stories.

Vessel Chartering

Tuscor Lloyds provides a comprehensive vessel chartering service.

Our agents and expert shipping staff will personally attend to the shipment port-side, both at origin and destination to ensure the cargo is loaded and received safely. They understand the importance of on-site presence to oversee the often delicate manoeuvres. These may involve the lifting and securing of valuable cargo on board full or part chartered vessels for long intercontinental voyages.

We use a global network of trusted shipping contacts who will locate the right vessel for the job whilst negotiating the best routes and prices. We will charter only when logical and necessary, and where we believe the job requirements and budget will justify such an undertaking.

Oil and Gas Industry

Tuscor Lloyds’ logistics services cover locations all over the globe, including some of the most inaccessible areas in the world.

Oil and gas infrastructure can often be located in remote places and requirements can rapidly change with each new discovery or technological advancement. We are dedicated to solving freight problems by applying our extensive knowledge to find innovative solutions, encompassing areas such as project cargo, heavy lifting, vessel charter, subsea and break bulk.

Construction Industry

At Tuscor Lloyds our clients in the construction and agricultural industries trust our expertise with shipments of expensive and specialist equipment.

At Tuscor Lloyds our clients in the construction and agricultural industries trust our expertise with shipments of expensive and specialist equipment. Loading and lashing is always to a high standard and the roll on roll off service is used for transportation of trucks, tractors, pumps and heavy plant machinery all over the world.

Tuscor Lloyds has the tools for the job with the ability to send and receive cargos in far flung destinations and difficult regions. Our experience enables us to anticipate problems and a flexible approach allows us to adapt to constant changes in conditions and methods. Our heavy lift expert will provide the most inventive and creative solutions to problems which are sometimes inevitable, answering queries in the fastest possible response time.

Plant Relocation

Tuscor Lloyds provides turn-key solutions for plant and factory relocations.

Tuscor Lloyds provides turn-key solutions for plant and factory relocations. We understand the importance of coordination, accuracy and timing in relation to the cargo movements. More significant still is exceptional project management, attention to detail and true ownership of the job in hand.

Our experience includes the relocation of millions of dollars worth of equipment, movements of entire refineries and decommissioning of whole factories. Our projects team seamlessly integrates with the client organisation and is able to quickly adapt and learn the requirements of the job. Customers quickly realise that they are in capable hands with Tuscor Lloyds and this is why we are offered projects in this field through their referrals.

Shipping Agents

Global shipping network

Whilst we operate in partnership with over 200 shipping agents based in more than 80 countries throughout the world, Tuscor Lloyds also has its own offices located in key areas.

Container Shipping

As a multimodal operator, we provide container transport using advanced container ships, rail, truck and inland waterway.

Our container and groupage shipping service is used by many of the worlds’ best known brand names. We are the transportation supplier of choice for retailers and manufacturers all over the globe, providing a consistently reliable and cost effective service. This allows them to concentrate on their core business, while we make sure the goods are delivered on time to suppliers, customers and factories across the globe. On a daily basis we handle every type of container shipping: part loads, full loads, refrigerated (reefer), flat rack, open top and much more.

Break Bulk Cargo

Throughout the history of our company Tuscor Lloyds has specialised in Break Bulk as well as Out of Gauge cargos.

Often break bulk cargo is shipped using special equipment which can prove extremely expensive. With tenacious stevedoring partners located in key transport hubs around the world, we are often able to negotiate space on conventional vessels for break bulk, dramatically reducing costs whilst providing reliable transit.

This kind of undertaking requires determination and commitment, as well as solid knowledge of specific ports and shipping lanes. Often creative thinking can solve break bulk shipping problems. Our competitors will often apply the most obvious solution to difficult shipment whilst we will look for the most effective and logical solution.   Our projects and break bulk cargo teams will make themselves available at all times throughout the process and will even travel to port to ensure the cargo is properly secured and safely stowed on board.   At Tuscor Lloyds we love our work and never shy away from a challenge. The fact that a job is difficult is the very reason we enjoy it. We take immense satisfaction from the amazement and delight of our customers, who trust Tuscor Lloyds time and again to safely and reliably ship the most difficult break bulk cargo in the industry. Key features of the service include:
  • Cost efficient and highly professional cargo handling
  • Efficient tally and supervision of cargo discharge/load
  • Competitive rates
  • Continuous management at every stage of the shipment
  • Tie-downs and locked loads
  • Tarps, blankets, straps and pads
  • Freight recovery services
  • Hazardous shipment handling
  • Oversize / overweight cargo handling
  • Special permit requirements
  • Charter services
  • Flatbeds / step-frames / low loaders / goosenecks

Supply Chain

Overcoming differences in language, culture, distance and time often means that foreign orders can be difficult to manage.

Luckily Tuscor Lloyds has a network of local shipping agents across the globe closely attending cargo every step of the way. With us acting as your eyes and ears around the world you will have the ability to bridge time zones, open cultures and close distances. With our proven 3PL capabilities, Tuscor Lloyds’ supply chain management package offers single-source solutions to transportation, distribution, inventory control and freight anywhere on the planet.

Now you can have the vital item, vendor and order information even before your order is scheduled to ship. Using our state of the art monitoring system, we can check critical data and events and communicate any deviations from plan directly to you and your customer. By tailoring our operating procedures to your requirements, we give you more control over orders and the costs to fulfil them. Features include:
  • Tailor-made solutions
  • Door to door deliveries
  • Warehousing and local distribution
  • Packing, labelling, sorting and inspection
  • Inventory and materials management
  • Coordination of global cargo flows
  • Procurement and vendor management
  • Stock analysis
  • Cost savings
  • Invoicing and payment collection under due authority

Air Freight

Air Freight can be complex but with Tuscor Lloyds it doesn't need to be.
We provide the best solutions without wasting time and effort. Our professional and qualified staff will monitor each job for you to ensure timely and reliable delivery.

Air Freight services include:
  • Air freight imports and exports
  • Door delivery and pick-up
  • Self handling – build own pallets for “Ready for Carriage” airway bills
  • Custom clearance and documentation
  • Cargo insurance
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