Read why some of our members joined Haulage Exchange, and how it’s helped grow their businesses

Blue Whale Logistics

Delivering beyond expectations Company director John Sutton started operating as an independent ‘man and van’ courier before he founded Blue Whale Logistics in 2007. After turning over a quarter of a million in the first year Blue Whale Logistics was set up. It has since established itself as a highly successful and reliable logistics and [...]
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FAT Solutions

Small enough to care, big enough to do the job Sole owner and director of Fat Solution, Gary Armstrong first his career in the haulage industry as an independent driver that specialised in the creation and selling of bio diesel. The company would create the bio diesel from the cooking oil in local takeaways, once [...]
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Raymond Brown Haulage

Independent haulier purchases second curtain sided trailer Being his own boss is a dream come true for Raymond Brown Haulage founder Nick Brown. After the business’ two year anniversary and plans for expansion he may find himself being somebody else’s boss soon. Raymond Brown Haulage Ltd was established in March 2013 by Nick Brown. After [...]
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Woods Transport

Tripling turnover within the first year of business may sound like a long shot for many haulage companies. Logistics professionals Woods Transport is the proof that it can be done using the right tools. The company was founded by Director Terry Woods in April 2014. Terry commands a wealth of knowledge after accumulating over twenty [...]
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Direct Connect Logistics Ltd

For haulage companies, does specialising mean that you have to put up with a restricted clientele? The answer is NOT if you join Haulage Exchange according to Rhys Hackling, MD and founder of Direct Connect Logistics (DCL). “We saw an opportunity in the market, for a haulage firm specialising in 7.5 tonne vehicles as many companies [...]
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H Crabtree Ltd

BACKGROUND H Crabtree Ltd is a privately-owned and-managed freight management company providing an extensive range of services from national long haul road transport, to short haul palletised services. The company operates from two depots in New Mills in Derbyshire and Calne in Wiltshire with a fleet of more than 50 articulated and rigid vehicles. CHALLENGE [...]
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AE Hancock Ltd

BACKGROUND AE Hancock Ltd is a family-owned haulage business based in Stockport that was established in 2007 with a single commercial vehicle. Since then, the company has undergone significant growth handling same-and next-day deliveries across the UK and mainland Europe. AE Hancock now operates a fleet of seven vehicles, made up of tractor units and [...]
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Today Team

Since it was formed in May 2005, Today Team has been growing at a pace one could only expect from a former pro-rugby player. Having hung up his boots at the age of 24 Jamie Boyd started the business from scratch with a loan from the Princes Trust. He had nothing but a van, a [...]
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Falcon Print Transport

Haulage Exchange generates £100k worth of business within 11 months of joining As its name suggests Falcon Print Transport specialises in the delivery of printed material throughout the UK and Europe. Established 35 years ago the company has gone from strength to strength building an enviable customer portfolio. However recognising the dangers of being so [...]
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Viking Road Runners

Owner driver Albert Ballantyne founded his same-day courier business Viking Road Runners with Paul Keeling in September 2003. The company operates nationwide and runs a modern fleet of Renault and Citroen short wheel base vans. Viking Road Runners joined the Transport Exchange Group’s freight trading platform, Courier Exchange in March 2009 to get new opportunities [...]
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Brian Christmas

Owner driver Brian Christmas has an impressive twenty seven year long career in the haulage industry. After gaining invaluable experience working for other companies Brian decided to set up his own courier company in April 2014. Based in Hythe, New Forest the company has excellent access to the M27, M3, A34 and A31 granting the [...]
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Sense Europe

You often hear the expression ‘it’s not what you know, it’s who you know’. Well, Sense Europe Ltd already possessed all the knowledge needed for success, but it was only when they were able to connect with like-minded partners that the company began to take off. Sense Europe is now a thriving business with ambitious [...]
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Cargo Express Delivery

Cargo Express Delivery was founded in November 2011 by Igors Gailiss and his father Jurijs Gailiss. The family-owned company operates from its head-quarters in Bradford, West Yorkshire. As a specialist in providing a high quality same day courier service Cargo Express Delivery handles a wide variety of cargo on a daily basis, ranging from small [...]
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R H Irvine Haulage

Work anniversaries can be somewhat of a bore in most cases, but not when your company has doubled its fleet in less than two years. R H Irvine Haulage has every reason to celebrate this year. This general haulage specialist company was founded two years ago by Roger and Sarah Irvine. The Suffolk based business [...]
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MAK Couriers

The Leamington Spa based MAK Couriers was set up in 2008 by Kam Sandhar, who built his business from the ground up after doing courier work for Parcel Force. The company is specializing in same-day delivery due to customer demand for same day deliveries rather than overnight ones. Kam thrives on running the business single [...]
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Lorincz Ltd

Three and a half years ago, Denes Lorincz put his transport experience to use by setting up his new courier business in the United Kingdom. Lorincz Ltd was formed early 2012, and operating from his front room Denes set himself a new challenge to replicate the success he achieved in his home country in the [...]
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Eddie Dunnigan

The uncompromising work ethic gained during a 25 years long army career seems to pay off when you work as a courier. Independent courier Eddie Dunnigan knows this all too well as fellow drivers and business partners have nominated him three years in a row for a national award. Eddie joined Courier Exchange in February [...]
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Redhead Couriers

Established in 2002, Redhead Couriers is highly reliable and family-run express courier that specialises in general haulage, carrying almost anything and everything- with the exception of ADR. The business holds an upper tier waste carriers license. The Essex based business provides a first class courier service throughout both the UK and Europe, continuously striving to [...]
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