We have been handling the export, import & domestic requirements for a large proportion of the UK gun trade for many years.

We are Registered Firearms Dealers (RFD) and hold a Home Office Section 5 Approval.

Our staff are fully trained to handle the shipping & freight forwarding of all types of firearms. PDQ Freight is a Full IATA Member with at least 2 staff members trained & certified to handle and document dangerous goods, allowing us to carry out freight movements internationally

PDQ Freight have been a very long standing member of the GTA (Gun Trade Association). Providing members with guidance and logistics solutions for over 20 Years.

Some of our firearms services include:

  • Full Import & Export Service

  • Assistance with Licencing

  • Shipping Documentation Guidance

  • Full Export & Import Customs Clearance & Services

  • Packing, Boxing & Crating

  • Firearm Shipping Worldwide (Section 1 & 2)

  • Section 5 Firearm & Military Weapon Shipping Worldwide

  • Antique Gun Shipping Worldwide

  • Shipping Worldwide for Swords & Similar Arms/Armour

  • Ammunition Shipping Worldwide

  • Customs Bonded Warehouse Storage

  • Domestic Transport of Section 1, 2 & 5 Firearms (Antique & Modern) and Ammunition (including the option by Courier)

  • Domestic Transport of Swords or Similar Arms & Armour (including the option by Courier)

  • Assisting with Shipping of Guns when moving to another country (relocation)


We offer packing & crating services to fit any requirement.

  • Firearm Packing & Casing suitable for Air Freight shipment

  • Ammunition Packing

  • Fine Art Packing - Single or Double crating with foam lined cases (For High Value/Rare Guns or Weapons if needed)


Whether it be Purdey, Holland & Holland, a Modern or Antique Gun, we can offer a packing service to suit.


Our team are experts in handling all export, import and licencing matters. All clearances are handled "in-house" to allow for an expedited service without the possibility of errors with using third parties.

  • Direct Link to the UK Customs Clearance System (CHIEF)

  • Export Licence Application Assistance (Firearms / Military Items)

  • Cultural Export Licence Application Assistance (Antiques, Collectors Items etc.)


We can provide export & import customs clearance services for firearms/guns personally conveyed on commercial or private aircraft, anywhere in the UK.


Also, with a wide range of partners around the world, similar services can be offered globally.


Our state of the art security systems provide our customers with peace of mind when storing goods within our warehouse.

We offer storage solutions for Firearms however big or small the requirements may be.

We have a fully authorised customs warehouse facility to be able to store items that are not tax (VAT) and/or duty paid.

©2017 P.D.Q. Freight Limited 
Company Registration No.: 01762618 (England & Wales)
Registered Name & Address: P.D.Q. Freight Limited, Unit 4, Courtyard 1,
Challenge Road, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 1AX