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General Haulage


Do you use full load and part load haulage services to deliver your goods, or your customer’s goods to their customers?

X2 provides haulage services to transport goods from any location in the UK to all delivery points across the UK, Ireland and Europe.

We can support you with

  • 44 ton Artics, rigids of all sizes, down to a sprinter van

  • All trailer types imaginable both ambient and temperature controlled

  • Every despatch location serviced nationwide

  • Customers ship from one load to 100+ loads a week

  • Pay as you go no complex contracts

The main service options are….

  • Subcontract services
  • Courier services
  • Tramping services
  • Network Support
  • European Road Freight services

Imagine having access to over 1,000 haulier fleets in every part of the country with a single phone call?

Sub-Contract Services

Just see what our customers say....

ADM Oils

X2 (UK)’s 4PL solution was an excellent fit for our needs, providing the flexibility and scalability of a multi haulier solution without the complexities of managing multiple supplier relationships. This makes our life simpler by providing a reliable service, reducing costs and overheads and ultimately, giving us a competitive advantage.

The X2 (UK) team demonstrated a sound knowledge of our business, which rapidly resulted in a smooth, seamless implementation. This is something we truly value. We enjoy working with them and look forward to building a long-standing partnership.

Adam Spaull Commercial Operations Manager

Yusen for Nissan

X2 (UK) have been supporting Yusen on the Nissan contract for over 5 years. They collect parts from multiple automotive suppliers in South Wales and the Midlands, change drivers and deliver to the plant in the North-east of England returning stillages and packaging to the suppliers next day with their vehicles working both day and night.

Mike Poppitt Contract Manager - Nissan Motors UK Kautex/TI

DHL Multiple contracts

X2 (UK) have serviced many DHL accounts over 15 years, including Retail, DIY / home improvement, Automotive and Grocery.

Their ability to flex resource in line with DHL volume demand has seen X2 (UK) become a valuable asset supplementing core fleet operations.

The team at X2 (UK) are professional, well organised and always deliver a great service.

Jon Burgess General Manager DHL Supply Chain

Sainsbury’s Supermarkets

With a wide range of vehicle types available within their extensive haulier pool, X2 (UK) were able to flex to our seasonal demands, providing our supply chain with stability through challenging times.

Dawn Shaw Sainsbury's Supermarkets

General Haulage

What is general haulage?

General haulage is the activity of transporting any type of goods by road, for hire and reward usually on behalf of a third party. General haulage is used in many different sectors including manufacturing, retail, logistics, parcel and pallet networks.

What is a general haulage vehicle?

A general haulage vehicle is generally defined by the activity of transporting general cargo on behalf of a third party. Most general haulage is carried out on articulated vehicles often utilising curtainsided trailers. However, other general haulage services might use:

  • Rigid vehicles
  • Box Trailers
  • Fridge trailers
  • Flatbed trailers
  • Trailers with cranes 
  • Tankers
What are the different types of haulage?

The different types of haulage include:

  • Full load Transport 
  • Part load transport
  • Multi-drop delivery
  • Same day delivery
Are my goods insured?

We have Goods in Transit Insurance, Public Liability insurance, Employer’s Liability insurance and for our own vehicles Motor Insurance. We carry goods under standard RHA conditions of carriage and can adjust the level of cover to suit each customer’s requirements. We then insist on back-to-back insurances with all our transport partners but X2’s customers rely fully on our insurance policies.

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