An easy step-by-step guide for a quote or booking your shipment…

Step 1 – Need a quote?

Complete our simple online quotation form to establish costings before making your booking.

​Step 2 – Ready to book now?

Once you have your costings, Download and complete our Commercial Invoice.
New customer to IFS? Download our Credit Application Form to open an account.


Download our Commercial Invoice templateUseful Hints & Tips for completing your Commercial Invoice

What exactly is a commercial Invoice?
A commercial invoice is a special export document that is a requirement to ensure your package is cleared through customs. Please carefully fill in all the required information throughout this form, to ensure your shipment successfully clears customs.

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Need a Commodity Code to identify your shipment?
Look up commodity codes, duty and VAT rates on the Government’s Tariff Checker >

Step 3 – Email it back to us

Upon receiving your order and details we will manage the shipment from here.

Should you need to discuss further please call:

+44 (0) 1709 610 000

We are happy to help you with your enquiry.

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The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend 2022

International Freight Solutions can confirm that we will be closed from Thursday 2nd June until Monday 6th June for the special Jubilee bank holiday weekend. We would like to wish all our customers a happy bank holiday – Enjoy the celebrations!

Safe door-to-door delivery of Dolls House from Doncaster UK to Illinois USA

From time to time International Freight Solutions receive some interesting enquiries. One such request was to have a very old dolls house…

Positive news regarding discounted International Courier Rates

DHL who have been one of our long-standing partners, have recognised the high volumes of shipments, that International Freight Solutions have arranged…

HGV operators can now use aerodynamic features to reduce fuel consumption and emissions

Changes to legislation aimed to make HGVs more fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly, could result in fuel savings of 7% to 15%…

Major investment in port equipment in the Humber Ports

Associated British Ports is investing £32 million in port equipment in the Humber to maintain customer demand as part of…

Spirit of Britain ferry inspection under way as Dover plans for Easter exodus

UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) inspectors have begun checks on the P&O Ferries-operated Dover-Calais ship Spirit of Britain…

International Delivery Insurance from as little as £15

Are your goods covered sufficiently in the unlikely event of loss or damage? It is surprisingly common for companies to assume that their carriers limited liability will somehow cover them in the event of damage or loss of goods. This is not always the case.

Kuehne+Nagel charters Antonov to send 111 tonnes of UNICEF goods to Ukraine

After Kuehne+Nagel announced its pledge to offer emergency aid to Ukraine worth 10 million Swiss francs in the form of logistics services…

China lockdowns: The economic cost of a zero-Covid policy

When disruptions take place in China, it is significant because about a third of the world’s entire manufacturing capacity is based in the country…

Are your goods covered sufficiently in the unlikely event of loss or damage? 

It doesn’t cost that much to fully insure your goods – premiums start from £10.00

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