Road Freight

Road Freight


Arbour Shipping has vast knowledge of the road freight requirements at home and overseas. With our network of own fleet and sub-contractors, we can meet our clients every needs and requirements whether that would be for lighter cargoes on our groupage network or larger cargoes for our Heavy Haulage division, you can rest assured Arbour Shipping has the correct equipment to suite your requirements.


Specialist / Heavy Haulage, Groupage, Part Load, Full Load are the road services we can offer. Please click the side links for further information on these particular services.


Please click the side links for further information on these particular services.


For more information contact us on 01942 885 690 or email [email protected]

Specialist / Heavy Haulage

Arbour Shipping is well known in the industry for its handling of project and over-sized movements, and when it comes to Heavy Haulage this knowledge is still as apparent.


We are able to provide all manor of transport to suite your needs. With our extensive expertise our project team are fully diverse and qualified to assist on the correct and safe movement of any cargo whether that is via full road movement, barge / coaster movement or a combination of the two.


Our team can offer their advice and solutions on many levels. Below are some of the services we can offer.

  • Heavy Haulage
  • Abnormal load transportation
  • Handling, dismantling and erection of engineering plant and machinery
  • Expert inspections and site / route surveys
  • Competitive prices
  • Qualified supervision of contracts
  • 24-hour, 7 day control on all services
  • Escort vehicles


We provide advice on the type of vehicle & trailer required to carry the load.

We prepare the route and apply to all local authorities.

We prepare all the necessary documentation.


To coincide with our Less Container Load (LCL) service, we have a wide offering of our comprehensive distribution services. Through our groupage network, we have the ability to arrange collections from and deliver to any postcode within Europe.


We can offer services such as:

  • Urgent collections and deliveries
  • Scheduled collections
  • Guaranteed departures
  • Attractive transit times
  • Competitive prices
  • A range of vehicles including tilt trailers, high-cubes, road trains and low loaders
  • In-depth local knowledge from experienced specialists

Part Load

Part load is a very good way to keep transport costs down. We are able to offer you a part load service for all you transport needs. We have vehicles and sub-contractors all over the world ready to help us to help you cut down your costs.

Full Load

‘Full Load’ provides you with customised door-door solutions, reliable lead times and maximum flexibility.


We offer:

  • Direct pick-up and delivery
  • Daily departures
  • Dedicated fleet & capacity
  • Track & Trace



We predominantly operate with dedicated sub-contractors carefully selected through our demanding carrier verification process. This ensures security and quality at all levels. All contractors are regularly audited to maintain quality and integrity.


We also offer specialist skills, like our dedicated full and part load team, who develop and support custom designed products for specific markets.


All our efforts are focussed on making certain your valuable goods reach their destination safely and in perfect condition.

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