Transport & Haulage

General Haulage - Project Management - Abnormal Loads - Freight Forwarding - Pilot Cars & Permits

From our small beginnings in 1928, Collett has grown to become the UK's leading transport specialist with expertise in transporting general cargo, heavy equipment, abnormal loads and Out of Gauge cargo throughout the UK, Europe and Worldwide.

Our years of experience coupled with our comprehensive fleet of specialist equipment allows us to expertly undertake all heavy transport and general haulage projects, no matter how big or small, heavy or light. Providing specialist logistics dedicated for the Renewables, Aerospace, Power Generation, Oil & Gas, Heavy Engineering, and Civil & Infrastructure industries, Collett & Sons have a wealth of experience transporting difficult and abnormal loads throughout the UK, Europe and Worldwide. Our diverse fleet of over 60 heavy haulage artic units and 120 specialist trailers and SPMTs coupled with our dedicated Transport Team ensures that we have the equipment and knowledge for every haulage project.

With our head office in Halifax, our portside location in Goole, the UK's furthest inland port, and our Scottish headquarters at the Port of Grangemouth our Teams are ideally situated to respond quickly and professionally to your project's requirements. 

Our services include General Haulage and specialist Heavy Transport, Heavy Lift, Crane Vehicles & Lorry Loaders and the complete Project Management of abnormal loads utilising our fleet of over 200 articulated tractor units, crane vehicles, and SPMT trailers (Self Propelled Modular Transporters).  Our continual investment in our fleet ensures that we have the best equipment to facilitate the transport of any cargo, from Super Wing Carriers specifically designed for the transport of wind turbine blades, through to specialist hydraulic Jacking & Skidding equipment ideal for indoor movements or positioning loads in confined spaces.  For smaller projects our fleet includes rigid and flat bed vehicles, curtain sided vehicles with tail lift, flat trailers with twist locks and posts and retracting roof Euroliners ideal for General Haulage requirements.

Our customers are confident that we have the specialist equipment and expert knowledge to undertake all transport projects.  In addition to this our experienced Traffic Office operates state of the art FreightFax software, providing maximum vehicle efficiency and allowing us to oversee all projects from first enquiry through to final delivery.

Heavy Transport Logistics & Haulage Services


Heavy Transport, General Haulage, Abnormal Loads, Pilot Cars & Permits, SPMTs, Lorry Loaders, Specialist Logistics, Warehousing

Heavy Lift

Heavy Lift

CPA Contract Lift, Crane Hire, Industrial Services, Heavy Lift Storage, Appointed Persons, Jacking & Skidding

Marine Agency & European Port Logistics


Ship's Agency, Chartering, Breakbulk, Project Cargo, European Port Logistics, Stevedoring, RoRo Barge

Transport Consulting


Route Access Surveys, 2D & 3D Swept Path Analysis, Visual Route Inspections, Topographical Surveys, Test Drives

British International Freight AssociationConstruction Plant-Hire AssociationEuropean Association of Abnormal Road Transport and Mobile CranesInternational Federation of Freight Forwarders AssociationFleet Operators Recognition SchemeSilver Accreditation Fleet Operator Recognition SchemeHeavy Transport AssociationQMA ISO 9001 Registered

QMS ISO 14001 RegisteredQMS OHSAS 18001 RegisteredAchilles Power & Tech RegisteredRoad Haulage AssociationThe Route To Space AllianceSafe Contractoro ApprovedSpecialized Carriers & Rigging AssociationAchilles UVDB Registered

 +44 (0)8456 255 233

Victoria Terminal, Albert Road, Halifax, HX2 0DF
Mistral Point, AW Nielsen Road, Goole, DN14 6UE
Baltic House, Central Dock Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8TY

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