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Looking for a logistics partner to help you with freight forwarding from the UK to NZ? We’re here to make your journey around the globe seamless, efficient, and cost-effective. With years of industry experience, our team has mastered the art of UK to NZ shipping (and vice versa), ensuring that your cargo always reaches its destination without a hitch.

Unlike other shipping and logistics companies, Stellar International offers a timetable for our pre-scheduled sea freight services, so you can plan ahead. We’re focused on building the best relationships we can with all our clients, and that’s why we also make every step of your cargo’s journey totally transparent through our electronic “track & trace” system, accessible online 24/7.

Reach out to us with your needs, or scroll down to learn more about our UK to NZ sea freight and air freight options.

Our services

At Stellar International, we understand the needs of a wide range of industries, because we’re trusted by a dedicated group of business partners.
Our approach is customer-first, ensuring that every aspect of your cargo’s journey is personalised for the most seamless shipping experience possible.

Air Freight
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Sea Freight
Stellar International offers a variety of sea freight options, so you’ll always find the right solution.

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Logistics
If you’re ready to branch out, but lacking dedicated in-house logistics, we can help.

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UK to NZ Sea Freight Options

One of the biggest considerations for our clients when shipping between the UK and NZ is transit time. The sea freight journey between the UK to New Zealand typically takes a few weeks, depending on factors like cargo volume and the exact route. Our team will work closely with you to optimize transit time while providing a cost-effective solution.

UK to NZ Air Freight Options

If your cargo requires expedited delivery or special handling, our air freight services are designed to get your freight delivered fast. Air freight offers quicker delivery times, often taking just a matter of days. This mode is perfect for urgent shipments, perishable goods, and high-value cargo, which is why aircraft space is typically worth a premium price.

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Connect with Stellar International today–our tailored logistics solutions are the perfect way to grow and expand into new markets. Enquire about our customised freight solutions for your logistics needs, our dedicated team is standing by to help.

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Our UK to NZ Logistics Solutions

At Stellar International, we understand the critical role of efficient logistics for businesses involved in importing and exporting goods between the UK and New Zealand. As the demands of international trade continue to evolve, so does the need for trusted logistics partners who can provide reliable and cost-effective solutions. We pride ourselves on being that partner for a wide range of long-term clients.
With a commitment to excellence and doing everything we can in our business relationships, we tailor our services to meet the unique requirements of your cargo. We can help you ship electronics, bulk products, vehicles, construction equipment and so much more. Whether you’re an importer, exporter, manufacturer or retailer, we will fine tune our services to find you the best possible deal we can.

Navigating customs and regulations

Shipping from the UK to New Zealand involves navigating New Zealand’s customs documentation and import regulations. It’s essential to ensure your cargo complies with the specific requirements of both countries when shipping, but we’re well-versed in these intricacies and can provide guidance on documentation and procedures, ensuring a smooth passage for your goods. This will also speed up the shipping process and also ensure your cargo is cleared through customs in the fastest possible manner.

Tracking your UK to NZ freight

One of the essential aspects of modern logistics is shipment visibility, and we offer live updates through our online tracking platform, InterStellar. This system will keep you updated on the location and status of your cargo throughout its journey between the UK and New Zealand. Our user-friendly platform provides real-time information, with an impressive degree of detail.

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Your reliable UK to NZ shipping partner

With a history of successfully providing logistics solutions to customers around the world, Stellar International has earned a reputation in logistics for reliability and efficiency. We offer cost-effective solutions that will make your shipping experience hassle-free.
Experience the difference of working with a trusted long-term partner for your shipping needs, and contact us today for a personalised quote. Our dedicated quotations team will be able to get back to you quickly, allowing you to focus on the aspects of your business that you want to focus on.

Frequently asked questions

What is the role of a freight forwarder when shipping from the UK to New Zealand?

A freight forwarder like Stellar International is able to organise your entire shipping  process. We handle the logistics, documentation and coordination of shipping, so you don’t have to worry about a thing.

How long does shipping from the UK to NZ take?

The transit time varies depending on factors like cargo volume and the chosen route. By sea, it typically takes a few weeks, while our air freight options can deliver your cargo in just a few days.

Are there any restrictions or prohibited items when shipping to New Zealand?

Yes, New Zealand has specific regulations concerning the importation of goods, especially with regard to New Zealand’s biosecurity regulations. We can guide you through these requirements, ensuring your cargo complies with New Zealand’s customs and import regulations.

How do I track my freight from the UK to NZ?

Stellar International provides a user-friendly tracking platform, InterStellar, which allows you to monitor your cargo’s location and status in real-time.

What types of cargo can be shipped from the UK to New Zealand?

Almost anything you can imagine can be shipped around the globe. We have the expertise to handle a wide range of cargo, including electronics, medical products, furniture, construction equipment, vehicles and more.

How is cargo loaded when shipping to New Zealand?

The loading process varies widely depending on the mode of transport and the type of cargo in question. In sea freight, cargo is typically loaded into containers, and this forms the basis of all the pricing on sea trade routes. However, there are types of shipping vessels that don’t carry containers, such as RORO ships, etc. For specific details, let us know what you plan to ship, and we’ll be able to explain how it is likely to be loaded.

Customer comments

In my experience, these guys are the best logistics’ provider I have dealt with and I have 30+ years in the business. Personable. Knowledgeable. Responsive to an unbelievable degree. Very very cost effective. From a personal as well as a business perspective, what can be better than no stress logistics’.

Mike Davies – Operations Manager
D.E COFFEE AND TEA

Great little team, work well together and deliver as a unit. Stellar is the best partner we could have found, we feel important that they care about our business.

Peter Rickerby – NZ General Manager
Gunnerson Ltd

At Stellar they have the service/price balance perfect. Excellent follow up on orders and a very good internet tracking system.

Warren Wills – CEO
EASYCOOK PTY LTD

Good communication, they genuinely try and do the right thing and improve everything they do. They get things done when you need them and are easy to deal with.

Craig Hyland
ENGINE DYNAMICS