ASL-FLO© - Letters of Credit

The Alliance Group is well known for its unique ASL-FLO© letter of credit presentation services. This superb facility offers many benefits free of charge to Alliance export customers.

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Letters of Credit and UCP 600 Regulations

ASL-Flo© is our Letter of Credit Presentation and Banking service which allows our clients to remove themselves from the documentary credit process allowing them to concentrate on their core business activities. It is designed to provide our clients with the following benefits

Benefits of ASL-FLO©

Immediate negotiation of documentary credits with the issuing banks – usually within 24 hours of presentation

Vastly improved cash flow through first time acceptance of presentations

Export documentation and presentation is handled by Alliance, allowing clients to concentrate on their core business.

Bank overdraft and interest charges often amounting to tens of thousands of pounds per annum can be saved through utilisation of ASL-Flo©

Interest payments accrue to your account as a result of earlier repatriation of funds from payments being secured for your goods

Overseas consignee or customer satisfaction is enhanced as a result of quicker release of documents from the bank

Your company’s valuable product is delivered on-site within projected lead-times

ASL-Flo© is a value added service to our shipping customers

Penalty clauses and additional overseas charges (ie. demurrage and quayside rents etc) are obviated through the ASL-Flo© system

Negotiation of Letters of Credit

The Alliance Group enjoys an enviable reputation with this value added service which has operated for almost twenty five years from its London Head Office serving a multiplicity of U.K. based export companies particularly specialising in the more complicated export arenas (ie. the Middle East, the Far East, West Africa, and South America).

This service is offered free of charge to Alliance export shipping customers and is underwritten by Lloyds of London guaranteeing the security of clients valuable export orders.


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Alliance is now in its fifth decade of operation a feat of longevity that only serves to underscore the integrity and professionalism of the Group and the high esteem in which it is held by its clients and suppliers both in the United Kingdom and on a worldwide basis.

  • Depots across the UK
  • Global network of over 200 reciprocating agencies
  • Extensive “blue chip” export and import client base

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