Special services

FS Mackenzie International Group is at the forefront of the logistics industry, constantly adapting to the latest technological and legal challenges facing all transport companies. 

We can offer very special and sometimes unique solutions in the field of logistics to efficiently solve the transport needs of your business.

We also offer bespoke solutions where necessary – please contact us for more information.

We offer many types of special freight services at FS Mackenzie International Group, including:

  • Project cargo transportation
  • Hazardous movements
  • Hanging Garments by truck and container
  • Special requirement commodities e.g. glass
  • Consumer Goods requiring special security measures
  • Waste deliveries i.e. Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF), Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF), Energy from Waste (EFW), Wood Chip and Scrap Metal
  • Surveys for cargo
  • Roll-on/roll-off services
  • Out of Gauge movements
  • Cross trades
  • Flexitanks
  • Low Loaders
  • Heavy Machinery
  • Specialist Container Requirements i.e. open tops, pallet wide, refrigerated, Flats, High Cube
  • Packing and Warehousing

Out of Gauge

FS Mackenzie International has always enjoyed a challenge. Out of Gauge Shipments offer us an opportunity to demonstrate our ability to handle the most complex of logistics problems in an efficient and economical manner. We have been able to put our experience into action on all major modes of transport, particularly on Air, Sea and Road routes. We can arrange multi modal transports from anywhere in the world to anywhere in the world.
If you have an abnormal load to move, whether it is a one-off or part of a series relating to a project, we will be able to analyse the correct routing and offer the service that fits with your budgetary requirements. We like to get involved in the logistics as early as possible to give guidance and manage expectations, to help ensure that cargo is delivered on time. We are often able to offer bespoke services and equipment to our clients which surpass their expectations.

Book Consolidation

With over 25 years of in-house knowledge of the book consolidation business, FS Mackenzie can offer an efficient, first class service in the specialized books market.

Our worldwide agency network includes over 50 offices in the Far East alone. The 7 dedicated FS Mackenzie offices in Russia and the Ukraine, where we have been trading for over 15 years, contribute to our unique strength in these regions.

This allows us to pass the benefits of our superior buying power to our clients.

Services we provide:
  • Personal account manager for key accounts
  • Daily collections from anywhere in the UK Mainland with a 24/48 hour turnaround to depot (depending on price)
  • On site consolidation of cargo / pick and pack operations by experienced warehouse staff with first-class knowledge of the book business
  • Worldwide import and export services offered for consolidation and FCL cargo
  • Comprehensive DAT & DAP services on all import / export sea freight services
  • Multi‐lingual staff with extensive knowledge of transit documentation as well as other required documentation in all regions
  • Versatility of transport mode:  by road (FTL, LTL), sea (FCL, LCL) or air, and a fast track courier service at minimum cost
  • Our own dedicated offices in Russia and Ukraine where we can offer customs brokerage, warehousing and distribution in all regions
  • Full network of agents throughout Eastern Europe, the Baltics and the Balkans offering regional warehousing and distribution services
  • Facility to organise payments to suppliers on behalf of our clients

Environmental & Waste Management

Shipping household and industrial waste (RDF and SRF) calls for special expertise.

We at FS Mackenzie are proud to support customers in the Recycling industry in their efforts to safeguard the environment and to work towards a cleaner and greener planet.

Regulation in this area is justifiably very strict and our expert personnel normally become involved in the earliest stages of planning, giving advice on routes and modes of transport. FS Mackenzie regularly assists in procuring the necessary transit permits and licences (TFS) for our customers.

FS Mackenzie assists from the earliest stages of transport planning.

This involves a detailed knowledge of the transport options most appropriate for the particular cargo, familiarity with the most economical route for the cargo in question to the destination, wherever in Europe or overseas that may be.

  • We have available Walking Floor Trailers with max. 110 cbm capacity
  • 20’/40’ or 45ft Containers, GP and limited Open Tops
  • Container shipment close to destination, transshipment and, if required, opening of bales and redelivery to the plant by local walking floor trailers.
  • Bulk tipping trailers
  • Conventional charter shipment
  • Standard delivery by tilt trailers

In addition, at customers’ request, we apply for waste carrier licences and assist with the application of the TFS (Transfrontier Shipment of Waste) document.

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