A 30 Year Journey 

Our story started in 1990 when Graham Boast founded the company with the help of a loan from a customer who recognised Graham’s potential to run a successful business, extending the same level of customer care he had received from Graham to other customers all over the world. 
 
Since that day, the business grew from strength to strength, and the natural progression was then to expand our services not only throughout the UK but internationally, to offer our customers door-to-door freight services by Sea, Air, Road & Rail.  
 
Following Graham’s retirement in 2017, the company is now owned and run by George Boast and Des Crane who both share Graham’s passion for shipping and delivering the highest levels of customer care. We are a family-run business, and our values extend to our dedicated team of staff who share our commitment to our customers, many of whom have been with us since the early days. 
 
 

A Family Business 

In 2003, Graham’s son-in-law Des Crane joined the company from a well known global telecommunications company (O2) having managed their second most successful UK store after London. Des quickly settled into his role as Operations Manager and in 2010 was appointed as Operations Director. 
 
In 2008 Graham’s son George Boast joined the company from Maersk Logistics having worked on several major accounts. After 5 years as Operations Manager, George was appointed as a Director of the business focusing on development, sales and marketing. 
 
Des and George have enjoyed expanding the business both in the UK and globally, establishing partnerships with new agents in the Far East, Middle East and the United States. 
 
 

A Bright Future 

People are at the core of who we are - the drive, talent and devotion they bring to the table every day are what make Boast International the exciting place it is. It’s a dynamic and fast-moving environment with rapid decisions at every level – where ambition meets teamwork in an effort to face challenges, succeed, move forward and make a difference. 
 
We are always looking for bright and enthusiastic individuals who want to progress their career in logistics.  
 
Our continued growth in both volume of shipments and range of services means that we are currently open to receiving CVs from candidates with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in freight forwarding, in particular customs clearance. 
 
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