London, United Kingdom, Wednesday 24 November 2021: Established by industry veterans Alan Durrant, Geoff Knight, and Matt Wright, Freight Minds is a wholly new company dedicated to excelling at all aspects of the increasingly competitive freight forwarding industry. With new rules and legislations making cost-effective freight forwarding of live tour equipment an increasingly complex task, the team at Freight Minds bring over 125 years of combined experience to the new company, ensuring that every project benefits from their understanding of the intricate logistics that underpin successful completion.
Located at London’s Heathrow Airport, Freight Minds is perfectly positioned for all air freight imports and exports, both into and out of the UK and around the world, together with a multitude of options for domestic and global on-forwarding via road, air and sea. Fully independent, it offers a wide-range of important value add services including air passenger and cargo charter, warehousing and logistics, couriers, ATA Carnets, and Brexit-related customs clearance services both into and out of the UK via road. Its global experience also makes it a trusted partner in expediting cross-trade projects, ensuring freight gets where it needs to go no matter its origin or destination.
Recently joined by another industry veteran, Chris Jenkins, while maintaining its team’s pre-eminent position at the forefront of live tours and events freight forwarding, Freight Minds also offers considerable expertise and experience in the sports, broadcast, corporate, and commercial sectors; providing its expanding customer network with a quality of service at a cost-effective price-point that is second to none.
“Between us, we have worked with some of the biggest names in the business in recent years, and we are delighted to be putting all that experience and knowledge into our new company,” says Wright. “This is a brilliant opportunity to build a new post-Brexit and post-Covid business from the ground up in the way it should be done — with our clients’ priorities at the forefront.”
“It’s a whole new ballgame coming out the other side of Brexit and Covid, and we look forward to working with customers old and new over the coming months,” says Knight. “Volumes are starting to ramp up again and, with well-publicised problems regarding freight logistics at the forefront of many people’s minds, we have the expertise and experience to continue to get the job done.” “Freight Minds allows us to establish a brand new company that is lean, agile, and responsive from the start,” says Durrant. “The ever-shifting patchwork of international regulations have only been made more complex by Covid, but we have over 120 years of combined experience at the forefront of this business and the expertise to make sure our clients’ shipments get where they need to go on time and within budget.”