Yorkshire and the Humber is a national and international ports and logistics hub, with a continually developing ports and network infrastructure. With four of the countries major ports located in Grimsby, Goole, Hull and Immingham – our expertise is world-class and can help drive economic growth in countries across the world. These four ports contribute £2.2billion to the UK economy each year, support 23,000 jobs in the area and handle over 65 million tonnes of cargo every year.
We arrange a huge variety of events aimed at companies operating within the ports and logistics sectors to support you and your business to gain valuable knowledge and experience on international trade. No matter what your experience level, we have the right support for your business.
We work with a number of clients within the ports and logistics, providing them with a range of support to help them succeed at selling overseas. We have worked with companies to capture their experiences so you can learn from their mistakes and their achievements.
There are thousands of opportunities to browse which are sourced by overseas trade professionals or posted by third-party providers. This DIT service gives you the possibility to connect with buyers from around the globe and match your offering with their demand.
Exporting for Growth
Our Exporting for Growth grants which are funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) can help your business finance your international expansion plans.
Eligible businesses can apply for a minimum of £1000 which is match funded and can be used for flights, trade show expenses, international marketing material, consulting services and much more.