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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

IOR Services

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

EOR Services

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

IOR Calculator

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


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

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.

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 single country in the world and can organise all your worldwide air freight requirements.

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.

Forward Stocking Location

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

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.

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.

Contact Us

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.


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