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Allport Cargo Services Limited

Allport House, Cowley Business Park

High Street, Cowley,




Tel: 01895 206000



Founded in 1963 Allport Cargo Services operate in 30 countries, with representation in another 100: Your local forwarder worldwide.

Our network extends to 450 offices, with more than 21,000 colleagues and a worldwide turnover exceeding £600 million.

Headquartered in Cowley, Middlesex, our 800 UK based colleagues operate out of 20 hi-tech logistics hubs, freight centres and packaging factories: Picking, packing and transporting cargo globally every day for customers across a range of sectors.

Safe in our hands

Global event & exhibition logistics

Road-shows, exhibitions and other events are an established part of many companies marketing plans.

But exhibition logistics can be daunting, particularly if the event is overseas. Our dedicated exhibition logistics team know better than most how critical event deadlines are, which is why every project is planned meticulously to avoid problems and the expense that ensues.

The Allport Cargo Services exhibition team understand the different needs of event organizers and exhibitors. We provide organisers with a single resource for their event logistics and provide exhibitors with a one-stop-shop for all their shipping requirements; arranging outbound freight, clearances, carnet management and return.

From initial client brief – through packing, transport, exhibit and return – we are with you every step of the way, keeping your plans on schedule and dealing with local issues as they arise.

  • Client brief

  • Project audit

  • Method statement

  • Instructions to participants

  • Packing

  • Shipping of stand components/samples/luggage

  • Carnet Management

  • Visas

  • Loading, quayside, unloading, build-up/down attendance

  • Show replenishment

  • Return

Our customers are free to concentrate on the important things at their events……….

……………So could you- Let us show you how we take away the worries.

Simply call or email Our Exhibition Logistics Team; tel +44 (0)121 788 5970



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Some exhibition logistics images below, from the 2014 Ideal Home Show at London’s Earl Court