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'YOU CAN' Export - How to Sell Overseas (The Port Of Tilbury)

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Port of Tilbury

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Tilbury Docks

RM18 7NG

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The Department for International Trade (DIT) in conjunction with The Port of Tilbury London Limited (POTLL) are excited to bring you this unique free event exploring the help and advice around export routes, services and the offer of The Port of Tilbury.

Introduction to The Port of Tilbury
The Port of Tilbury is London’s major port, providing fast, modern distribution services for the benefit of the south east of England and beyond. A dynamic and diverse port handling a full range of cargoes with specialist expertise in the handling of forest products, containers, ro ro, grain, bulks, waste commodities, along with construction and building materials.

Tilbury’s strategic location makes it the natural point for businesses to import & exports, with 18 million people living within 75 miles. Serving the UK’s market, the port offers customers excellent transport links to and from the capital and across the South East where over 50% of the population live and work.


The Port is a diverse multi-modal hub, covering over 1,100 acres and is well positioned to access the M25 orbital motorway and the rest of the UK’s national motorway network. It provides consolidation hubs for exporters and importers alike to allow customers to remove levels of complexity from their supply chains.


This event will provide businesses with an insight into the Port of Tilbury; to understand the range of export routes and options available and how ports play a key role in the UK economy supporting the exports of good in large volume but also supporting smaller volume flow from the UK.

This session will also explore the areas of

  • consolidation of your supply chain pre export

  • how ports act as excellent locations for manufacturing and processing facilities packaging companies and other business carrying out value added services pre export.

This events gives you access to hear from a range of experts that export on a regular basis to understand some of the things you might need to consider before exporting. Answering some questions you might have on:

  • How do you build the international networks and partnerships to export?

  • Understanding the financial side of exporting including currency fluctuations, financial bonds

  • Understanding the paperwork and regulations around exports

There will also be an opportunity to tour the Port in organised tours to learn first hand, just exactly how this large port operates.

Spaces are limited and on a first come first serve basis, please sign up today.



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