LOCATION

Southend (Corporation Jetty)

LON

4th

IMPORT VALUE RANK 2016

£6.7B

IMPORT VALUE 2016

12th

EXPORT VALUE RANK 2016

£2B

EXPORT VALUE 2016

INDICATIVE PRICE

~ £1.50-2.75 per pallet

Southend Airport handles mainly scheduled passenger flights but also does some cargo flights. The airport is owned by the Stobart Group who also operate the airport. The Stobart group are investing in the airport to capitalise on demand for regional airport capacity, especially in the South East.

There are a few warehouses around the airport and in the nearby town of Rochdale. Because of its stratgeic location and proximity to London there is a wide variety of warehousing in the area. Lots of haulage companies operate around Southend-on-sea and Basildon along the A13, A127 and A130. There are a number of BRC accredited sites for storing food and drink, and their are a large number of third party logistic (3PL) companies operating in the area for pallet and bulk storage.

TOP 10 IMPORTED COMMODITIES BY VALUE 2016

Rank Description Total
1 Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals (other than crude); preparations, n.e.s., containing by weight 70% or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils more info £970M
2 Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques more info £820M
3 Fruit and nuts (not including oil nuts), fresh or dried more info £680M
4 Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver), including station-wagons and racing cars more info £410M
5 Alcoholic beverages more info £360M
6 Veneers, plywood, particle board, and other wood, worked, n.e.s. more info £190M
7 Sugars, molasses and honey more info £160M
8 Coffee and coffee substitutes more info £110M
9 Articles of apparel, of textile fabrics, whether or not knitted or crocheted, n.e.s. more info £110M
10 Furniture and parts thereof; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings more info £95M

TOP 10 EXPORTED COMMODITIES BY VALUE 2016

Rank Description Total
1 Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver), including station-wagons and racing cars more info £450M
2 Printed matter more info £110M
3 Rotating electric plant and parts thereof, n.e.s. more info £61M
4 Perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (excluding soaps) more info £52M
5 Taps, cocks, valves and similar appliances for pipes, boiler shells, tanks, vats or the like, including pressure-reducing valves and thermostatically controlled valves more info £44M
6 Mechanical handling equipment and parts thereof, n.e.s. more info £38M
7 Miscellaneous chemical products, n.e.s. more info £38M
8 Civil engineering and contractors' plant and equipment; parts thereof more info £35M
9 Wheat (including spelt) and meslin, unmilled more info £33M
10 Pumps (other than pumps for liquids), air or other gas compressors and fans; ventilating or recycling hoods incorporating a fan, whether or not fitted with filters; centrifuges; filtering or purifying apparatus; parts thereof more info £32M
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