We pride ourselves on innovation within the logistics world and our creative team will accept any challenge to design a transport solution. The work we already carry out in this sector is a testament to what’s possible in road transport, and we are passionate about pushing the limits, creating bespoke, one-off units for unique transport services.  

We have over 40 years of road transport experience at Eddie Stobart, and in our Special Operations sector we apply all of our experience and expertise to designing logistics solutions for unconventional loads. Through innovative truck and trailer commissions, clever and precise planning and a committed, adaptable workforce both on the road and in the office, we will get absolutely anything onto wheels, while always maintaining our exceptional safety standards. 

Why Eddie Stobart?

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    Unique, bespoke trailers

    Truly unique, bespoke trailers and staffing solutions
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    Integrated tracking systems

    Our state of the art systems offer unrivalled visibility in real time and align with our customers’ systems seamlessly
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    Highly trained, dedicated drivers

    Dedicated drivers and support staff, on the road and at events
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    Account management

    We find out precisely what our customers need, then make it happen

We understand that this sector is like no other; there is no model as every customer’s requirements are met to the smallest detail, with specifically commissioned and built unique trailers and expertly trained, flexible drivers and support staff.

  • Committed account management
  • Capable, adaptable staff
  • Bespoke, one-off equipment
  • 40 years’ experience in road transport
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How we deliver

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    Road Transport

    A bespoke road transport offering, providing uniquely tailored, practical solutions to the most challenging logistical problems; we will put anything on the road.

    • The highest standard of account management and 24/7/365 customer services 
    • Dedicated support staff, able to adapt to any situation
    • Unique and innovative costing structure for bespoke specialist transport and support staffing
    • State of the art tracking systems, providing regular performance reports and full, accurate visibility in real time
    • Vast UK and European network
    Road Transport
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    Contract Logistics & Warehousing

    Our dedicated teams combine traditional warehousing with innovative value-added offerings to provide an extremely efficient operation.

    • Off-dock warehousing solutions for all product types, long and short term
    • All temperature regimes catered for
    • Full process management service, with embedded, on-site Eddie Stobart staff 
    • Seamless transition onto road or rail from our warehouses, with customer-integrated tracking 
    • Long- and short-term storage solutions at market-leading rates
    Contract Logistics & Warehousing
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    Port Operations

    Container logistics solutions across the UK and Europe; using our huge network to intelligently create efficiencies and savings, transitioning seamlessly from ports to rail and road, with market-leading rates on off-dock container storage.

    • Carriage of internationally sourced products
    • Value-added services
    • Vast network of strategically located operations
    • Links into warehousing for off-dock storage at market leading rates
    • Innovative, efficient container management, creating carbon and cost savings
    • Container holding facilities, with hubs in the right locations
    Port Operations
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    Rail Operations

    Dedicated rail hubs and custom-designed rail containers supported by committed teams operating across the country and into Europe. 

    • Strategically located rail hubs in and around Daventry, Northamptonshire service the country’s main base of national distribution centres
    • Rail network extending the full length and breadth of the country
    • Rail links to Europe via the Eurotunnel
    • Product consolidation into bulk rail loads, saving on time, cost and environmental impact
    • Seamless tracking from rail to road and beyond
    Rail Operations