Whatever your transport requirements, we can offer you a bespoke solution to solve all your problems. Professional team can arrange the safe delivery of your products on time every time to any destination in the UK, Ireland and Europe. With our own fleet of vehicles and a strong network of partners and Owner/Drivers we are one of the fastest growing haulage companies in the UK.

We provide high quality road haulage service throughout the UK and Europe. Our core business is Express & Dedicated transport from a single pallet to full loads. We are also part of the Pallet Network which means we have access to some of the best rates for domestic and European pallet services with a reliable operation.

Haulage Rates

We have a variety of vehicles such as curtain-sided, tail-lifts, flats, box trailers and low loaders. Based in North Essex, Road Haulage Services is well positioned to access the Europe, London and our vehicles regularly load into and out of Heathrow airport. We also partner with partner haulage companies to keep rates low and provide greater availability.

Our Fleet

Our Services

Road Haulage Services Ltd aims to provide value for money in a rather unsexy element of your business; transport. We have a fleet of our own vehicles and partner with agents on the continent to deliver great value for money for palletized shipping, full and part loads as well as same-day delivery.
We put a lot of effort into customer care and as a result, we have built a loyal customer base of UK Manufacturers and eCommerce customer selling goods into Europe.

Palletised Shipping

We specialise in sending pallets around the UK, Europe and Worldwide and can help to guide you.

Full & Part Loads

Full and part loads around the UK or UK-EU-UK. We also ship containers worldwide by Air and Sea.

Same day delivery

Pallet courier vans are a quick way to move goods across the country and can be surprisingly good value.

Air & Sea

Due to customer demand we now offer competitive air and sea freight and can offer advice where needed.

Recent Examples

Goods / Vehicle Load Destination Price £ Price Per Mile £ Notes
Articulated Lorry Warrington Chelmsford 660.00 3.00  
100kg Pallet Norwich Seville (Spain) 230.00 0.17 Most of this journey was by Ferry
Sprinter Van Wales Romania 1650.00 0.98  
Transit van 250 miles     375.00 1.50  
Full Load Harlow Italy 1295.00 1.01  
Pallet 100kg Glasgow area 87130 France 215.00 1.17  
2 pallets @ 1,000kg each Norwich area 50850 France 270.00 0.57  
2 Direct Pallets London Marseilles France 645.00 0.83  
11 pallets Haverhill Hanover - Germany 495.00 0.89  
4 Heavy Pallets Clacton Erlangen Germany 570.00 0.87  
5 large crates Surrey Eindhoven 450.00 1.49  
Full Load Colchester O2 Arena 550.00 8.46  
Full Load Wrexham Waldenburg Germany 965.00 1.26  
1000kg pallet x 2 Norwich Ger France 245.00 0.52  

Our Features

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    Economical Air Freight
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    Same Day Delivery
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    Time Bound Deliveries
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    Sea Freight

Frequently Asked Questions

  • For continental land transit the hauliers liability to you, the owner of the goods, is calculated at around £8 per KG. Additional insurance up to £10k coverage can be purchased for £20, and for higher value goods we will provide you a bespoke quotation.

  • As the roads and ferries can be unpredictable we do not guarantee delivery timescales however we do work hard to ensure rapid transit where required.

  • Yes. To ensure smooth transit it may be necessary to discuss access and timings with our service personnel and we can ensure that a tail lift vehicle is used where required.

  • 'Standard Pallets' are 120x100cm and 'Euro Pallets' are 120x80cm. Anything bigger than this would be classed as oversized or if your goods overhang the pallet (not recommended unless the goods are sturdy) it would also be classed as oversized. If possible it is best to keep the height to a maximum of 220cm as anything taller may not fit through the doors of many standard vehicles. Our oversized pallet quotes are calculated on the exact measurements of your load so you will not pay for more space that you use.

  • Typically 5 working days is a good rule of thumb for most western European countries.

  • For domestic pallets and Exports, we can sometimes collect same day If booked before 10am. On most occasions though collection will be next working day and for Imports it is best to allow 2 days.

  • Yes (depending on the distance). This will require a dedicated vehicle.

  • Yes. Engines or vehicle parts must be fully drained of any oil or fuel prior to transport as spill and leaks can create a slip hazard and a fire risk.

  • Yes, often we can provide an online tracking link. If this is not available our service personnel can keep you updated on transit.

  • If your goods can be moved by hand (small and lightweight) or by forklift then it may not be necessary to put them onto a pallet. Typically though a pallet is essential for transit.

  • Kerbside refers to the position and availability of goods. Collections must be from a place accessible by the vehicle and goods will not be move further once off the vehicle.

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