SERVICES

OUR SERVICES

TOTAL FREIGHT FORWARDING EXPERTISE

Road freight …our specialist subject

Exporting and importing into Europe has been the hub of our business for the last 20 years. During this time we have built valuable relationships with trusted and approved agents throughout Europe, which gives us an extensive capacity of availability with reliable services to offer our clients.

We supply flexible road deliveries from 1kg to full loads all over Europe with a full range of vehicles and services to meet your needs, from light courier vans to reefers/fridge vehicles, but also include specialist equipment to suit your specific requirements.

Every member of our team is an experienced and trained freight forwarding expert, here to help and give guidance (as well as competitive prices). Your knowledgeable ‘one point of contact’ will track your freight’s movements from beginning to end, keeping you fully informed.

  • Import/export/overland to every country in Europe
  • Local, trusted and approved suppliers in each country
  • Groupage, part load & full load
  • Daily departures
  • Express services: next day / time critical
  • Temperature controlled
  • Hazardous: DGSA- & ADR-trained staff
  • Waste carriers licence
  • Range of vehicles: Euroliners, mega, fridge (frigo), road trains, coil carriers, flat beds, tail lifts
  • Backed up by quality systems ISO9001:2015 / GDP 2013/C 343/01

Express transport …need it quickly?

Our established Express service is a vital supply-chain link for time-critical and urgent international transport challenges. We are a leading express partner providing fast, bespoke, secure and reliable transport solutions throughout Europe.

Our dedicated team goes beyond the normal service levels 24/7 to ensure your time-critical consignment is on the fastest possible route, is tracked and arrives on time.

  • Import/export/overland to every country in Europe
  • One point of contact
  • Wide range of vehicles from vans to full loads
  • Temperature controlled
  • Hazardous: DGSA- & ADR-trained staff
  • Double manned
  • 24-hour contact
  • Competitive prices
  • Flexible co-load semi-express options available

Temperature controlled

We specialise in and understand the strict demands in transporting time- and temperature-sensitive freight from ambient through to chilled and frozen, hazardous and/or controlled. Supplying safe and secure distribution services, we export and import to and from Europe as well as cross trade in dedicated ‘frigo’ vans and fridge trailers.

Our in-house freight forwarding experts have the knowledge and commitment when transporting medicinal, perishable or any other time and temperature sensitive freight. We will ensure your shipment arrives at the right destination at right time and at the right temperature.

  • Dedicated frigo Vans or artics
  • Dual-temperature vehicles
  • Temperature ranges -20 to +25 degrees C (chilled, ambient, heated, frozen, multi-temp)
  • Express service

Our specialist, GDP-trained team will ensure that any GDP (Good Distribution Practice) freight (whether pharmaceutical or medical devices) is transported, handled and distributed under secure and GDP-compliant conditions. We provide the service, traceability, temperature reports and record keeping required by the national regulatory bodies.

Time- and temperature-critical distribution for…

  • Medicinal products including orphan drugs, biologics, clinical trials, life sciences
  • Pharmaceutical products including excipients and API’s
  • Medical devices

Our quality-management system is compliant with EU guidelines on GDP (2013/C 343/01), MHRA Rules and Guidance for Pharmaceutical Distributors 2017 and is supported with ISO9001:2015, we take our quality seriously: these standard operating procedures are maintained and developed by regular training, self inspections and MHRA (Responsible Person) consult with an external, annual audit.

  • Fully GDP compliant EU standards GDP2013/C 343/01 approved hauliers, GDP trained drivers and office staff
  • Electronic POD’s
  • Secure storage for temperature records

Sea freight

Whether you wish to ship LCL or FCL we are able to offer flexible, reliable and secure ocean freight solutions with a wide range of equipment and shipping schedules to meet your requirements.

Our longstanding relationships with a wide range of shipping lines mean our experienced team is able to find the best solution for your business to any destination with competitive pricing.

Every customer is allocated a knowledgeable ‘one point of contact’ to facilitate with any customs or documentation whilst keeping you fully informed of your consignment from beginning to end.

  • FCL (full container load)
  • 20’/40’/45’ – open tops and high cubes also available
  • Temperature-controlled containers
  • LCL (less-than container load)
  • Flexibility to meet varying requirements
  • Secure consolidation

Air freight

Air freight is an essential component to any worldwide freight service. We offer choice and flexibility using our approved IATA agents from very small freight to larger consignments.

Every customer is allocated a knowledgeable ‘one point of contact’ to facilitate any customs clearance or documentation whilst keeping you fully informed of your consignment from beginning to end.

  • Door to door
  • Airport to airport
  • Aircraft charter
  • Customs documentation and clearance

PLEASE GET IN TOUCH

For an immediate response,
please call us on 024 7623 4566

HEAD OFFICE: COVENTRY

024 7623 4566

MANCHESTER

0161 971 2140

EMAIL

info@retailtransport.com

HEAD OFFICE: COVENTRY

024 7623 4566

MANCHESTER

0161 971 2140

EMAIL

info@retailtransport.com