If you need to transport heavy loads and oversized cargo, we can help.
JB Rawcliffe & Sons is a family-owned business with over 45 years of experience moving abnormal loads throughout the UK and beyond. Based in Skelmersdale – with excellent transport links to ports across the country – we are perfectly placed to meet our customers’ heavy haulage needs.
Heavy haulage can be an attractive option for businesses that would rather transport their goods in one big move, as opposed to hiring several smaller loads to make several journeys.
Whilst most industries can benefit, we thought we’d share some of the sectors we regularly provide our heavy haulage services for and the benefits. This way you can make an informed decision as to whether it’s right for you.
Aviation and aerospace
Need to transport heavy, sensitive, and irreplaceable aerospace components?
No job is too big or too small for the team at JB Rawcliffe, and we guarantee a dependable haulage service for defence, aircraft manufacturers, and aviation and space industries.
We work hard to ensure all parts and equipment are delivered on time and in one piece.
Heavy haulage is frequently used in the construction industry, and for good reason.
Employing the expertise of an experienced haulier not only provides peace of mind that your goods will be delivered safely and efficiently, it also allows every other aspect of the transportation process to run as smooth as possible.
With an extensive fleet at our disposal, we are delighted to be able to move all types of construction, plant, and oversized equipment used in the civil and infrastructure sector.
Oil and gas
Orchestrating the transportation of hazardous materials and pressure vessels between ports and factories requires specialist equipment and meticulous planning.
Luckily, as one of the UK’s leading heavy haulage companies, we are equipped to handle cargo of all shapes and sizes and carefully plan and execute the logistics.
In fact, we use vehicles that are specifically designed to carry petrochemical cargo, ensuring it reaches its end destination safely.
Often, power generation companies seek help from heavy haulage specialists to move wide and heavy modular generators throughout the UK and Europe.
Here at JB Rawcliffe, you can be confident that our team is always on hand to assist. We offer a variety of jacking and skidding solutions for large and cumbersome generators, transformers and other power machinery, and do everything we can to keep costs and risks to a minimum.
Over the years, JB Rawcliffe has been working with renewable energy companies – providing heavy haulage for the delivery and logistics of wind turbines, components, and towers.
Our team appreciates that most sites are difficult to reach. However, we can offer a tailored transportation solution and draw on our expert strategies.
Could you benefit from heavy haulage?
At JB Rawcliffe, we understand that every industry is different.
Whilst some need help transporting abnormal loads and navigating difficult routes, others require an efficient solution for moving heavy machines and equipment from A to B.
That’s why we tailor the planning and execution of logistics to suit your specific heavy haulage requirements.
Find out more
If you would like to know more about heavy haulage or discuss your industrial needs further, don’t hesitate to get in touch.