Your Global Supply Chain Logistics Partner.

Compliant, trouble - and risk-free logistics helping your technology business achieve its global potential.

Importer Of Record Services

Specialists in providing secure, reliable and global import processes into emerging markets

Importer of Record Services

IOR Services

Blackthorne have been acting as an Importer of Record for companies selling technology products for over 25 years.

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Exporter of Record

EOR Services

We specialise in representing IT product companies as their Exporter of Record in emerging markets all over the world.

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Importer of Record Calculator

IOR Calculator

Calculate full IOR cost of your IT/networking equipment shipments all over the world with the Blackthorne IOR calculator.

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Importer of Record eBook Download


Our IOR guide provides you with all the information you need to enable you to import any IT goods into any country overseas.

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Export Licensing

Certain IT and networking products, including some servers and software applications relating to cryptographic applications, require specific export licences. We can provide unrivalled guidance in this area to ensure your compliance with these requirements.

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Freight Forwarding

We provide a comprehensive range of freight forwarding services to enable the import and export of IT and networking products all over the world with full compliance.

Global Freight


Blackthorne deliver to almost every country in the world and can organise all your worldwide air freight requirements.

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Delivery to Data Centres

Delivery to
Data Centres

We deliver specialist IT products to data centres in emerging markets, often acting as the IOR as well as the legal entity.

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Forward Stocking Location

Forward Stocking Location

We can provide our IT and networking clients with Forward Stocking Locations - FSL's - in 226 countries around the world.

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Mini Forward Stocking Location

Mini Forward Stocking Location

We provide a Mini FSL facility geared towards low product volumes at a fraction of the cost of traditional FSL solutions.

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Where We Can Represent You

Blackthorne - your value added global supply chain logistics partner, offers global IT technology companies with a secure, compliant and reliable door-to-door route into all the major new emerging markets around the world.

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Please contact us at Blackthorne to discuss any questions you have on any aspect of our service. Our advice is free, our experience is unrivalled.


News concerning recent developments in the world of IT Logistics - from Blackthorne IT. The best supply chain logistics partner for IT and Networking companies, looking to supply goods into emerging markets.

Russia Sanctions Guidance Highlighted

The UK Export Control Joint Unit have issued new guidance to the Russia Sanctions with a 2022 Amendment. The purpose of the sanctions is to prevent an escalation of hostilities in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea. Right now, with tensions at a peak it is especially important to ensure compliance and review these sanctions within your export processes. If in doubt a licence application or licensing enquiry are free of charge. This is particularly important if you are using an Importer of Record service.

Guidance - Click Here or go to:

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