Frequently Asked Questions

Let us answer any frequently asked questions you have have. Feel free to contact us and we will be happy to help.

FAQs

We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help you find any answers you may be looking for. Feel free to contact us and we will be happy to help.

Who Are Highway Logistics?

Whether it is a container, pallet or a more complex load you need moving, we can help. From general haulage to HIAB and lifting, to specialist plant. Our business is built around customer service, reputation & safety. 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 brings together many years of haulage experience into one place, offering unrivalled ability to meet your transport needs across many sectors. Whether on our own fleet or our carefully selected subcontractors – we can help. 

Our business is built around customer service, reputation & safety. Highway Logistics exists to aid safe and reliable lifting, transport and haulage for businesses and individuals; across all industries, with a focus to become your one-stop-shop for all your transport needs.

What Can You Transport?

Whether it is a container, pallet or a more complex load you need moving, we can help. From general haulage to HIAB and lifting, to specialist plant. This includes wide, abnormal and hazardous loads using a comprehensive range of trailers and equipment. For a full list of our services, see here.

What Can You Lift With Your HIABs?

Our HIAB cranes can lift up to 15 tonnes (up to 4m in reach) through to 3.2 tonnes at full reach (14 metres). They have full 360 degree movement to tackle all different types of work.

Where Do You Cover?

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.

When Do You Operate?

We are open 7am until 6pm Monday to Friday. 10am until 2pm on Saturdays and closed on Sundays.

How Much Does It Cost?

We operate within an industry where overheads are high (think expensive trucks and equipment, highly trained operators, road tax and rising fuel costs). Factors that influence haulage prices include:

  • Distance and time to compete the job
  • Types of vehicles required
  • Flexibility to get the job done

What you get in the price:

  • Highly trained operatives
  • Quality, up to date equipment
  • Planning and tracking of jobs
  • Comprehensive Goods in Transit Insurance 

We asses each job individually and we can give you a quote for any job by email at info@highway-logistics.co.uk or by phone at 07718565551.

What Is Classed As An Abnormal Load?

An ‘abnormal load’ is a vehicle that has any of the following:

  • A weight of more than 44,000kg
  • An axle load of more than 10,000kg for a single non-driving axle and 11,500kg for a single driving axle
  • A rigid length of more than 18.65 metres
  • A width of more than 2.9 metres