A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON GLOBAL LOGISTICS

Film & Media

FACT APPROVED LOGISTICAL SOLUTIONS FOR TV, FILM & MEDIA

Mapcargo International is a leading independent Freight Forwarder specialising in the highly demanding TV, Film and Media Sector.

We provide a cost effective, efficient shipping product for Film Productions, Commercials, supply companies and freelancers on the move.

Through our network of International offices that operate in this highly demanding sector, we can provide a total worldwide solution to cover all needs and every eventuality. We service many of the major Camera, Grip and hire companies in the UK and USA.

Our specialised operations team ensure our clients receive a complete service whether it be by Air, Ocean, Courier or Road.

As a specialist in your industry, we understand what you need and when you need it. We then provide it, on time and on budget.

Mapcargo International has been operating for over 25 years, through continual development we have refined our services to cope with an ever-changing global marketplace.

ATA CARNETS

In an effort to provide our clients with value for money and in conjunction with the London Chamber of Commerce and Lloyd’s of London, Mapcargo International operate our own carnet guarantee scheme. This scheme allows us to provide our clients with the most competitive ATA carnets available in the UK today whilst initiating express carnets when necessary.

FORWARDING BY AIR, OCEAN, ROAD & COURIER

All modes of transport are handled in-house by fully trained and media experienced staff

FILM SAFE X-RAY MACHINE

Safeguard against film damage by using our film safe x-ray facility

UK & OVERSEAS CUSTOMS CLEARANCE

Fast customs clearance and delivery in the UK and overseas

PROFESSIONAL PACKING

Case making on and off site, hazardous or standard

FERRY TICKET PROVISION

Need to get vehicles in and out of Europe, let us organise it for you

HAZARDOUS HANDLING

From chemicals to radioactive we can move it

FILM RUSHES

Film rushes delivery to labs

PRE-PRODUCTION BUDGETING

50 years experience in the Film & Forwarding Industries

OUT OF HOURS

24 Hour Advice line

INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION FOR:

  • Full-length features
  • Commercials
  • Camera
  • Grip
  • Film Rushes
  • Lighting
  • TV
  • Exhibitions
  • Film Festivals
  • Props
  • Theatrical costume

INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS

  • FACT (Federation Against Copyright Theft)
  • BIFA (British International freight Association).
  • FIATA (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Association).
  • British and USA are government approved security agent
  • CASS (cargo accounting settlement system).
  • International agency network with our own offices throughout the USA.
  • Members of the London Chamber of Commerce

In direct response to our clients needs, we have developed a bespoke operational software system. Our import and export departments are directly linked to HM Customs and the international airline community at London Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and Edinburgh, ensuring that import and export shipments are handled efficiently and without delay.

Clients, upon request, can be provided with access to a unique track and trace option providing vital information in real-time.

Understanding the film industry and its time constraints has led us to offer an email budgeting system. For many of our clients, the urgent requirement for costs can be crucial. MapCargo International can provide shipping costs for full length features, ATA carnet, Commercials or exhibitions on demand. A full detailed estimate is provided in writing  where possible within 24 hours.

All regular clients also have access to a 24 hour emergency number in case the unexpected occurs.

Mapcargo have been awesome, thinking outside of the box, their proactive service has saved us a fortune.
Media Lighting Company

THERE'S NO END TO OUR EXPERIENCE

MapCargo Ltd. Unit 1A, Westgate One, Staines Road, Bedfont, Middlesex, TW14 8RS