The North East’s Complete Transport Solution

A complete one stop-shop for all your transport needs. We can cover everything from HIAB lifting and transport, specialist loads, plant and machinery, container logistics, palletised distribution, general haulage & small load transport. Our business is built on the foundations of customer service, reputation & safety.

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Highway Logistics

HIAB Hire

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Need HIAB lifting?

Our experienced crane operatives can lift and haul a variety of heavy objects, using our long reach and heavy load HIAB lorry loaders. We also offer crane hire on site as well as contract lifting services, including an appointed person.

General Haulage

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All Road haulage needs

Highway Logistics can transport a variety of general goods, using our curtain sided trailers, from one pallet to full loads. Our general haulage network operates across the United Kingdom, transporting goods from beer to chemicals.

Palletised Distribution

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Pallet Transport and delivery

Offering a complete solution for the daily management and delivery of palletised freight across the UK. Our fully trained drivers and customer service team are able to utilise our flexible fleet of vehicles to ensure we collect and deliver your consignment on time and intact.

Traction Only Haulage

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We offer traction only haulage

One of the services we offer is traction only services, we can grab a loaded trailer and deliver it to wherever it needs to be. Finding a company with this kind of flexible approach that doesn’t come with a hefty price mark-up isn’t easy, so it might be a relief to hear that Highway Logistics can help!


Container Moving

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Need to move a container?

Highway Logistics can safely transport a container for you, with or without the use of a HIAB crane. A standard container truck with a skeletal trailer will move your container for you, if you have your own lifting. Alternatively, a HIAB crane equipped vehicle is used to deliver and lift off your container.


Plant and Heavy Haulage

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Heavy Haulage Specialists

The equipment known as ‘plant’ often forms the backbone for a huge variety of industrial activity, but its large and heavy nature means it can be difficult to transport the equipment from place to place. We’ve got plant haulage and heavy haulage covered.

Specialist Haulage

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Abnormal Loads and STGO

As well as general haulage, our heavy haulage vehicles are suitable for a wide range of abnormal load movements and out-of-gauge transport requirements. Highway Logistics can undertake and arrange all types and sizes of specialist haulage work, from simple, in gauge, one-off moves, to larger more complex multiple vehicle abnormal loads and heavy haulage project moves.

Training Facilities

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Industry Training and Compliance

Improve your fleet standards with FORS through Highway Logistics, get consultation on lifting plans or receive O licence training. It is safety and training which are at the heart of everything we do. It requires a personal commitment at all levels in our organisation, which we strive to. 

Small Load Transport

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Small Freight Movements

We offer flexible and economic options to transport small freight loads across the United Kingdom using our fleet of smaller LGV vehicles. There aren’t many things we haven’t transported safely to their destination, from hospital beds and mattresses, specialised medical equipment and high precision manufacturing and engineering machinery to vehicles, motorbikes, paper, glass, furniture, retail display units and legal documents.


Your Total Transport Partner

From our base in Sedgefield we are ideally placed to service the North East and beyond. We can offer HIAB and all on-site shifting & lifting requirements. Highway Logistics has all the relevant certifications to transport hazardous goods from small containers up to bulk tanks. Whether it is a container you need moving or a more complex load we can help.​ Our business is built around customer service, reputation & safety.

We can offer HIAB and all on-site shifting & lifting requirements. Crane mounted haulage & lifting is just one pillar within our business. There isn’t much that cant be done when comes to our HIABs. This includes moving specialist loads as well as helping with on-site installations. All our drivers are ALLMI Lorry Loader trained and we ensure progressive training is in place to allow us to consistently benefit from safe working practices. 

Whatever needs to be moved we can help! Whether its a local delivery or something a lot further afield we can offer an unrivalled service at extremely competitive costs. We can also offer consultancy services on most transport related topics, including O licence obligations, FORS, lifting plans and much more.

Located in the North East of England, we serve the surrounding areas of Northumberland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland, County Durham, Darlington, Hartlepool, Stockton-on-Tees, Redcar and Cleveland and Middlesborough daily with quick response to the entire of the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Highway Logistics is committed to exceeding your expectations. Questions or comments? We’d love to hear from you, so don’t hesitate to contact us today.

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Shipping Containers

Should I Rent Or Buy A Shipping Container?

Shipping container prices, just the general costs of any self-storage unit, in fact, is likely to be the main factor that sways you towards buying or renting a container. Simply put, buying a shipping container is better for longer storage solutions, while renting is the preferable option if you’ll only be storing goods for a short amount of time.

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Shipping Containers

Shipping Container Hire: Your Questions Answered

Anybody can hire a shipping container! In addition to hiring out shipping containers to the construction, mining, rail, energy and shipping industries, Highway Logistics also hire to the general public and SMEs. Hiring or renting a shipping container can be a quick, efficient and cost-effective alternative to buying, especially if you only need it for a short time. Because with us, you don’t have to worry about anything, as everything is taken care of – delivery, removal and maintenance.