We compare our own prices with our partners and If they provide the best option we will give you their price, arrange collection and delivery and save you money.
Road Haulage Services Ltd pallet delivery comparison service; we contact multiple hauliers on your behalf to give you a cheap pallet delivery service. You and your booking will be dealt with by a human being by phone or email, whichever suits you best. We often find that people need assistance if they are unfamiliar with arranging pallet delivery so we make sure our advisers are always on hand to give guidance and assurance.
Our cheap pallet delivery service allows you to track your goods throughout their journey and you can opt to receive a POD (proof of delivery) upon delivery. Our wealth of experience hauling commercial and consumer freight throughout the UK and Europe combined with our successful formula means we satisfy new and existing customers each and every day. National pallets delivered and International services available too.
A Pallet Broker typically acts as a middle man and may be able to negotiate discounted rates with Hauliers. A Pallet Broker website will usually be able to give you a price online as well as letting you book collection and delivery online.
A Pallet Network typically own and operate a variety of vans, lorry’s and HGV’s as well as have use of warehouse ‘hubs’ where pallets are sorted for onward delivery.
A Haulier (often called Carrier) will typically own and operate a variety of vehicles and will undertake a range of haulage work, not solely dedicated to pallet delivery.
All of the above business types will be able to arrange your transport but it is worth knowing the various strengths of each to help you assess which is best for you which should in turn help you to find the best price.
If YES, Speak to a haulier as pallet networks won’t charge an excess
Pallet networks will offer next day services.Hauliers will same day service
Pallet networks insure at £1.30 per/kg. a haulier will be able to arrange additional insurance
Pallet Brokers are unlikely to give best price for international. Speak to a haulier
Pallet Brokers often work on a single transaction basis. Hauliers will have authority to negotiate
If YES speak to a haulier as they may be able to take advantage of stackabillity and reduce the cost
Finding a Pallet Broker isn’t tricky. Results for a google search term like ‘Pallet Delivery’ will typically all be from Brokers who will often give you a price there and then.
To find your local Pallet Network may require a little more investigation. There are a few major networks that comprise of multiple hauliers so it can feel like chasing shadows but the best place to start is The Association of Pallet Networks.
To find a Haulier it is worth starting your search on Yell and searching under their Road Haulage Services category for your required locations. The results are most likely for knowledgeable local hauliers who will be happy to help you.
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.
Thank you very much for taking the time to understand what we needed, the goods arrived this morning exactly as planned.
They always answer the phone when i call and keep me updated when i have something urgent being delivered
Because you need to know your costs, we offer a quick and easy haulage quote and guarantee you will be happy with the results.
Tell us what you need using the basic form below and we’ll call or email you back within 15 – 20 minutes.