May I take this opportunity to introduce ourselves to you as Direct
Transportation, we are a professional transport company (one of the most
respected Haulage Companies in Essex) also offering warehousing and
distribution, Low Loader Trailer and HIAB Mounted Trucks throughout
We have a fleet of vehicles driven by our full time, fully qualified dedicated staff to a standard beyond what others may offer, please see our fleet which is listed below:
Secure Warehousing Essex
As part of our growth strategy Direct Transportation have invested in high quality warehousing where we are able to provide both dedicated secure warehousing solutions or shared user warehousing in Essex. We boast 2 acres of outside storage and over 100,000 square feet of covered secure warehousing.
UK & European General Haulage
We have a fleet of haulage trucks that incorporate Cat2 lowloader, step frame, flatbed, skeletal and curtainsider trailers. Our fleet are satellite tracked offering our clients real time, cost effective general haulage.
Direct transportation provide dedicated managed haulage for time sensitive deliveries to all the major NDCs and customers such as Amazon. For general haulage outside the UK to European countries we incorporate our Air & Sea freight service which is detailed below:
Air & Sea Freight - Import/Export
It is our pleasure to announce that Direct Transportation are now offering European and Worldwide air and sea freight:
- We collect your shipment from an address overseas.
- Direct transportation sort out export customs clearance
- Sea or air freight is provided to a UK seaport/airport
- Direct transportation then deal with UK import customs clearance
- We deliver to a UK address
- We collect your shipment from an address in the UK
- Export documents are sorted
- UK export customs clearance is dealt with by us
- Shipment is taken via air or sea to required airport/seaport
- If required import customs clearance is dealt with
- We deliver the shipment to the address overseas (if required)
HIAB Haulage Trucks
Our fleet of HIAB haulage trucks have a lifting capacity of 10 tons and are capable of reaching up to 22 meters. We providing lifting plans for use with our HIAB trucks and apply for movement orders.
Our rigid flatbed vehicles all come with remote controlled cranes capable of lifting up to 10tonne, they have up to 22m reach, easily reaching third floor level where a 1 tonne payload is possible, these vehicles also pull our drag trailers increasing the payloads for maximum efficiency.
Rigid curtainsiders are available from 7.5 tonne to 18 tonne with tail lifts, not forgetting our flatbed 7.5 tonne vehicle. We offer shunt and de-van services from all major ports primarily Felixstowe but also Tilbury and Thamesport this compliments our warehouse facility which is 20k sq ft where we operate our pick and pack service. Counterbalance and Combi lifts are used giving us maximum flexibility when loading/unloading.
Being in partnership with a major pallet network also enables us to offer a national same day / next day service at very competitive rates. As well as above we also offer a full Shipping and Forwarding service of which we have hand-picked our Global partners to ensure the best possible service and rates available. Also included is a Customs Clearance service which is second to none covering all major sea and airports within the UK.
- Remote Control Hi-Ab Cranes
- General Haulage
- Short & Long Term Storage
- Secure Outside Storage
- Secure Warehousing
- Same Day - Next Day Delivery
- Pick & Pack Facilities
- Container Unloading
- Container Re-Loading
- Export Consolidation
UK Areas Covered
We cover the following areas and the rest of the UK:
European Areas Covered
We cover the following areas and the rest of Europe:
Tel: 01787 223301
Tel: 01787 223301
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We use DT for all our Transport requirements and would not go anywhere else. they offer a great service with very competitive prices too.
Would not have used a better transport company to collect and deliver for us. Our customer praised Direct Transportation for their proffessionalism and reliability. We now use Direct Transportation for all jobs especially with their expertise with the use of hi-ab cranes.