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General Haulage

Bartrums Contract Fleet Services

Are you looking for a general haulage service that has the capacity to cope with change?

Our customers are demanding and unforgiving, they can only be described as ‘plc’. They live in a world without weather, without compromise, without sleep. They operate 24hrs a day 7 days a week 365 days a year. They operate a zero tolerance to failure policy and require us to give 200% at no extra cost!!!

That’s why we are proud to call them our customers.

If you are looking for service, commitment and capacity look no further.

We work for blue chip companies operating and managing lanes out of many CDC’s, NDC’s and factories.

We work for international clients storing and distributing products to outlets throughout the UK.

We work for local businesses shipping pallets to their clients.

We work and have worked for many household names in retail and manufacturing.

Our general haulage clients span many sectors and industries and affect the entire supply chain:

  • Agriculture, FMCG, High Tech & Electrical.
  • Automotive, Food & Drinks, Health-care & Medical.
  • Oil & Gas, Forestry and Marine.
  • Industrial and Retail.

Bartrums General Haulage – We won’t cost the earth

Are you looking for a road haulage service that will give you total commitment?

Hazardous Freight Distribution

Looking for a full licensed and authorized carrier of hazardous freight? – Such as agro chemicals and fertilizers.

Registered with the FIAS – Fertilizers Industry Assurance Scheme FIAS Scheme.

  • FIAS Transport Standard.
  • FIAS Storage Standard.

The Bartrum group is registered with the FIAS scheme for storage and transportation of fertilizers and agrochemicals. Capable of handling full loads, part loads and single pallets of hazardous freight, using our dedicated vehicles or through our hazardous pallet network. Be sure your hazardous goods are in safe hands when you choose The Bartrum Group.

General Haulage – Fleet and Contract Services

The Bartrum Group operates many different fleet and contract services. All designed around client’s needs. Most of our general haulage is based on Spot Hire for the adhoc delivery requirements of our clients. A call off service providing you up to 30-40 loads a day.

We operate general haulage Fleet Contracts for Client’s who require an agreed level of resource to be made available, or who have contractual requirements which need to be met. This general haulage service is ideal for scheduled and managed supply chains solutions such as a dedicated distribution services or a branded (C&D) Collection and Delivery service with liveried vehicles.

We also operate Trunk Vehicles for networks and distribution centres providing the infrastructure assets, which perform regular routes within a distribution network.

Freight lanes of manufactures and distribution centres.
Providing dedicated general haulage vehicles to operate regular deliveries to agreed postcode areas or agreed delivery points on a daily or weekly basis.

UK Distribution Situated in the Eastern Ports region we are the UK distribution centre to many European companies. Receiving loads from Europe for redistribution to their outlets throughout the UK on a daily basis.

General Haulage – Vehicles

Bartrums General Haulage Services ukThe group has an allegiance to Mercedes who provides us with the most up to date vehicle technology. Our vehicles host advance braking and suspension systems (EBS – Electronic Braking Systems) on both the units and trailers providing extra load security and stopping efficiency. Fitted with the EURO5 engine our units provide clean air emissions and added fuel economy.

All tractor units have the lowest emissions available for their type.
Bartrums Freight Services.
150 Trucks-Mercedes Actros.
200 Trailers-Taut liner trailers.

Overall height – 4.42 metres.
Overall length – 13.710 metres.
Load access at the curtain – 2.900 metres.

Maximizing economy and performance

The Bartrum Group has invested heavily in its assets and equipment, the group has recently invested over £4million in new vehicles and equipment including installing the Daimler fleet board telematics management system to its entire fleet.

The Daimler Fleetboard telematic system provides us and our driver’s with real time information about the performance and fuel usage of the vehicle. This information allows us to provide incentives for our staff to maximise efficiencies within our operations. Reducing fuel usage, empty mileage and carbon emissions by up to 4%, as well as assisting in reducing our maintenance and servicing costs.

We won’t cost the earth!!

So much so that one of our Bartrum drivers is now representing the UK in this year’s European Driver league competition run by Daimler Fleet board European Drivers League.

Bartrums Supply Chain Services

We enhance our existing general haulage operations by working with, out of area clients to maximize our load efficiency. Our outward loads by the nature of our location work East to West. Loading out of East Anglia and around the near by Eastern ports, taking loads throughout the UK.

By contacting organizations who have operations with opposing load plans we can work together to maximise operational efficiency.  Take out the empty mileage from both operations and share the benefits both financially and environmentally. If you have lanes available please give us a call.

We know we deliver near your sites and would love to talk with you or your current supplier of transport to make things better.

Products Handled

  • Building products.
  • Paper.
  • Food – bagged, bottled, tinned, loose or bulk.
  • Feeds and Seeds.
  • Raw materials.
  • New and used equipment and machinery.
  • Finished goods for export.
  • Retail goods from imports.
  • Recycling Paper and Board Waste Products.

We deliver into

  • Supermarket NDC’s.
  • High street merchants and retailers.
  • Factories, processing plants.
  • Warehouses and Distribution Centres.
  • Farms.
  • UK ports and docks.

Delivery options

We deliver overnight, we deliver next day, we deliver direct, we deliver multi drop, we deliver to timed or booked deliveries.

Our Fleet consists of Bartrums Fleet Logistics

  • Flatbed trailers.
  • Extendable trailers, 18m – 32m.
  • Curtain side trailers.
  • Bulk tippers.
  • Double deck trailers.
  • Artics, 18ton Rigid.

Trade organisations and associations

UKBWA – UK Warehousing Association.
RHA – Road Haulage Association.
BIFA – British Industry Freight Association.
FIAS – Fertilizer Industry Assurance Scheme.
TASCC – Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops.

General Haulage

UK haulage Services

Are looking to outsource your internal transport department?

You could save thousands – Operating your own private distribution network without the expense, using our site and our vehicles to provide services such as:

Nationwide Distribution

Situated in the Eastern Ports region we are the UK distribution centre to many European companies. Receiving loads from Europe for redistribution to their outlets throughout the UK on a daily basis.

Cross docking

  • Local collections from your suppliers consolidated into a trunk vehicle to your NDC.
  • Unloading trunk vehicles onto local C&D vehicles.

Special Projects

  • Planning a product launch or a multi site refurbishment.
  • Use our site as the hub.
  • Consolidation of materials and equipment delivered to site as required.

Call us to day to talk about the opportunities

Call Martin Gommersal – 01379 870693
Email martin@bartrums.com

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