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CWT Commodities

CWT Commodity Logistics UK Ltd (CWT) specialises in the logistics of commodities such as cocoa, coffee and metals. These logistics services include warehousing, transport, freight forwarding/shipping, inventory management and stock monitoring. With warehouse facilities in both the Port of Liverpool and Port of Tilbury, the company offers its services to international traders, producers and trade & commodity finance banks. The company is ICE approved, enabling the storage of coffee and cocoa beans for the UK’s largest food and beverage manufacturers.


The company’s Liverpool port centric warehouse facility is only 500 metres from Peel Ports container terminal, enabling CWT to reduce emissions and carbon footprints, whilst offering a reduction in lead times, resulting in savings for the logistic partners they serve. In 2018 CWT invested in two new warehouses totalling 4000 SQM and new offices, providing its customers with additional warehouse space and enabling the company to grow and develop. With continuous investment in machinery and equipment CWT strives to find ways to increase productivity and efficiency whilst continuing its mission to make the company more sustainable.


CWT is an approved Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) and London Metal Exchange (LME) warehouse operator, issuing warrants and warehouse receipts for commodities stored across our facilities. It is also a member of The Federation of Cocoa Commerce (FCC), The British Coffee Association (BCA) and The Soil Association. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CWT Pte. Limited, a global leading provider of integrated commodity services which was established in 1970.


CWT is also ISO 9001 and ISO 22000 accredited.


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