Importing from Luxembourg to the UK

Freight to the UK from Luxembourg can be so simple with Barrington Freight because we have years of expertise shipping freight and conveying cargo from the UK to Europe. We specialise in preparing your consignment to deliver on time regardless if it’s a full-load, partial, groupage or express.

Luxembourg is a bustling hub of history and culture effortlessly combined with modern living. It is also known for excellent exports popular in the UK, including steel and associated products, machinery parts and equipment, food, and diamonds, amongst a host of others. Even after Brexit, Luxembourg is still a great import associate for the UK, exporting goods to Britain even though there is now more complexity when importing and exporting from Luxembourg. Exporters have a host of commitments for customs, whereas, before Brexit, when both countries were EU, there were no restrictions on trading with Luxembourg, who are still members of the Single Market. Presently commercial exporting has identical laws as another “third country” that is outside of the European Union, which has created difficulties when sending. Still, it’s not all doom and gloom. With accomplished shipping forwarders such as Barrington Freight and our team of customs experts, we will get your shipment to its destination. There will be no problem jumping through customs hoops before your goods hit the road so that we can reduce the chance of cargo stoppages at either side of the borders.

Customs Requirements

Customs commitments involve two EORI (Economic Operator Registration and Identification Numbers) – one for each side of the borders of the UK and EU. Please read the blog we wrote on the subject for more information: What is an EORI Number. The freight you send will ascertain customs submissions, so always take advice from your experienced customs agent for further guidance on limiting goods being held at either side of the borders. 

VAT and Duty Fees

Unless your goods fall under the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement, Post-Brexit consignments from Luxembourg to the UK will incur attracts duties and costs. 

VAT agreements exist between European countries and the United Kingdom, so it is always advisable to receive advice from a custom expert and an accountant or tax advisor, so you fully comprehend your responsibilities. 

Road Freight to Luxembourg 

Shipping road freight to the UK from Luxembourg with Barrington Freight is straightforward. Working with us will ensure that your shipment is promptly collected from its original address and delivered to its final destination quickly and on time. Haulage services from the UK to Luxembourg currently take 4-5 days groupage, 2-3 days full load, and 1-2 days express.

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With our extensive and broad expertise, Barrington Freight gives exceptional business freightage services at cheap prices that don’t scrimp on customer satisfaction. We will deliver your load on time, meaning you don’t have to worry about any aspect of the process, from liaising with pickup and delivery teams to customs clearance to our experienced team on the ground – we have you covered. To schedule a load or an oversize load question, talk to Barrington’s sales team on 01268 978660 or email [email protected].