Shaping the future of global trade

Metro power the supply chains of leading British and international brands. Importing and exporting the raw materials and finished products that feed, clothe, transport and protect consumers around the world.

automotive
Automotive

Metro is involved in every stage of the automotive supply chain, from tertiary suppliers, and raw materials, to moving the prototypes for testing and delivering the finished vehicles.

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chemicals & petrochemicals
Chemicals & Petrochemicals

Elite Logistics, Metro’s chemical and petrochemical division, manage the transportation of the most challenging and hazardous compounds in standard, specialised and tanker equipment.

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foodstuffs
Foodstuffs

Metro manage fresh, frozen and ambient foodstuffs, creating supply chains solutions that are efficient, flexible and trackable, to ensure food security and traceability of inventory.

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power
Industrial

Our project experts in our Fracht joint venture scope, plan and execute the movement of the heavy and oversize equipment that is common in the oil, gas and renewable industries.

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manufacturing
Manufacturing

Making and despatching goods on the largest scale requires an integrated, efficient and flexible shipping function, which is why so many manufacturers outsource their shipping operation to Metro.

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Retail & Fashion
Retail & Fashion

Retail and fashion are competitive and demanding markets, that are dynamic and susceptible to rapid change. Their supply chain exhibit the same characteristics, which is why visibility Metro provide is critical.

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Metro Services

Quality delivered as standard

Forwarding

Competitive global land, sea and air freight solutions that support the success of every type of business and product, including hazardous cargo and project shipments.

Outsourcing

We manage their supply chains, despatch and shipping functions, so that our customers can concentrate on streamlining production, new business development and growing their success.

Supply Chain

Metro systems and personnel deliver bespoke solutions that are designed to increase speed to market, simplify inventory management, streamline product flow and drive down costs.

Technology

The Metro technical team conceive, create and support the cloud-based systems that manage our global operations and our customers supply chains.

The power of our tech is the people behind it

No one understands our customers’ needs and our business like we do, which is why we have conceived, created and developed the systems that manage our global operations and our customers’ supply chains.

Unique, innovative and award-winning solutions, that are only available to customers of Metro and our associate companies, Elite and Fracht. Secure cloud-based systems that are accessed remotely and integrated with customers ERP and back-office.

Our development, systems engineers and support teams are recruited from three streams – graduate intake, internal development and external talent pools – but all share one attribute: a passion for excellence.

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Latest news

Supply chain news, opinion, Brexit and the other stuff that’s got us talking,

19/05/2020 / General, Metro

The Metro team talk: Emma Hulbert

The paper money we carry in our wallets and purses has no intrinsic worth. Money fulfils its function, when we...
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19/05/2020 / Brexit

Brexit talks heading for no deal

The latest round of trade talks ended on Friday with EU and UK negotiators making little progress in trade talks...
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18/05/2020 / Coronavirus

Global ocean freight trade second half of 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is severely disrupting global supply chains and in the process, laying the foundation for permanent changes to...
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18/05/2020 / Coronavirus

The next supply chain

Pandemic triggered lockdowns and the collapse in economic activity have had profound impacts on global supply chains, with transport operators...
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