Defence Equipment Transportation


The transportation of equipment and goods used within the defence industry is a task for only the most highly qualified and experienced of specialists. JB Rawcliffe & Sons Ltd are thoroughly trained to provide all of the services and specialisms required of a haulage company for these purposes. For this reason, we regularly provide transportation solutions for companies within this sector.

With over forty-five years’ worth of experience within the haulage industry, our firm has perfected tried and tested methods of heavy lifting, installations and removals, jacking, skidding and rigging. We have also amassed a wide variety of valuable accreditations and certifications, rendering our staff members some of the most highly trained individuals in the country to provide services of this kind. This accreditation includes authorisation under Section 5 of the Firearms Act 1968, allowing us to have in our possession and to transfer in the course of our business prohibited weapons and prohibited ammunition.

Many of our employees are also qualified to transport goods that are radioactive under the City & Guilds for carriage of dangerous goods by road (driver training) regulations 1996 for ‘any class of dangerous goods, in tanks or packages ‘Class 7 radioactives’.

Our drivers are also comprehensively trained in the shipping of air cargo and are security checked to DfT Level D.

Finally, we are an accredited member of the Achilles Utility Vendor Database or UVDB, demonstrating our compliance to health, safety, environment and quality requirements. Our company also holds an accreditation for contracts of high operational risk.

Our experience in shipping indivisible and abnormal loads along with engineering solutions for unique challenges has allowed us to build a strong collection of fully tested and certified machinery removals equipment, including turntables, machine skates and air skates and our own custom-built hydraulic skid system.

We are proud of the exceptionally high level of service that we have cultivated throughout our decades as a trusted company of haulage experts. For further information about the resources we are able to offer the defence sector, simply get in touch with our experienced team today via our online contact form. Otherwise, please call 01695 737880 or 07786550137, or email our helpful team on We will answer all of your queries in a timely, forthcoming and comprehensive manner.

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