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,

21/10/2020 / Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

Rates – reliability = frustrated shippers

Container shipping rates from Asia to Europe have soared to a five year high, while reliability falls to the lowest...
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21/10/2020 / Supply Chain

Near-shoring: panacea or placebo

Industry ‘experts’ tell us that boardroom visibility of supply chain challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic will accelerate a supply chain...
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14/10/2020 / Brexit

Politics Round-up, 15th October

As the legal battle lines are being drawn by the EU for their day in court, the divorce talks continue...
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14/10/2020 / Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

Vehicle booking improvements at Felixstowe

In light of the recent criticism and industry-wide complaints concerning delays and service levels, the Port of Felixstowe – the...
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