Logistics Solutions

Our core operation is the supply of quality logistical support, upon which our clients can rely.

With nearly 20 years of experience in the automotive component supply chain, we are constantly called upon to apply our expertise to deliver to a broad range of ‘Just in time’ industries and those requiring trusted and timely logistical support.

With more than 100 drivers on the road each day, backed up by the latest transport and logistics technologies and vehicles, Barnes Logistics’ team of transport professionals ensures that each of its nationwide customers receive a tailored logistical solution that helps remove client concerns regarding their delivery and distribution requirements.

The Barnes Group headquarters is well placed for both intra- and international travel. With close links to the UK’s major road networks, our headquarters in Rochdale is the ideal location for businesses throughout the UK.

As specialists in Just In Time logistics (JIT), we ensure our strategies are precisely timed for maximum efficiency with goods re-stocked and distributed before they are sold out. Our warehouse operatives keep our warehouses running smoothly and ensure we are in line with our own efficient logistics targets.

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Automotive Logistics

Supplying Just In Time Logistics (JIT) solutions to leading UK automotive manufacturers, we are well placed to meet your critical transport requirements. Operating in this high profile sector for over 20 years our already extensive knowledge is backed up by invaluable experience to manage all your movements whether time critical or not.

We utilise a Transport Management System that helps with all aspects of efficiency from job orders to invoicing, as well as live vehicle tracking versus plan, sign on glass, and immediate POD availability.

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Weapons & Ammunition Transportation

Having been a partner of the MOD since the early 1980’s, we are well placed to meet our customers movement requirements for Weapons, Ammunition and Explosives across the UK and beyond into Europe. Our workforce of SC level security cleared drivers and our bespoke assets including EXIII tractors and Ekeri & EXII trailers make us an obvious choice for your specific requirements. Using up to date security methods and hardware, we are able to transport these goods with speed, efficiency and integrity keeping your reputation at the top – where it belongs.

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Contract Logistics

If your need is for a fully managed fleet operating out of one site or multiple locations you can rest assured that this is an area we have a great deal of experience in. Offering bespoke solutions to our customers to give them the exact delivery capability and efficiency they require, is easily achievable by understanding their needs and fitting the best solution to them. This service is ideally suited to any operation with a predetermined delivery schedule, which is required over a longer period of time. It is also ideal for customers who do not want to manage a fleet of vehicles with all the legislation and regulations that come with it. We are compliance and regulatory experts, let us manage your fleet.

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Hazardous Goods Transportation

Our workforce and fleet are equipped to carry dangerous goods Classes 1 – 9, (excluding 7).  We ensure your goods are secure and reliably transported on their journey, from start to finish.  Our dangerous goods handlers are highly qualified with extensive training in transporting hazardous goods.  With our long track record in the movement of Hazardous Goods for a number of companies and organisations across the UK, we are the ideal choice for delivering a quality service.

We are fully accredited with the Fertiliser Industry Assurance Scheme (FIAS).

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Overnight Trunking

We have been working with some of the largest overnight freight networks in the world for many years, keeping UK consumers happy and as such have found this sector expanding at a phenomenal rate. We are capable of offering a simple adhoc service when demand requires extras or running vehicles out of your own sites to keep costs to a minimum.

Available Equipment

  • Ekeri Trailers
  • Bulk Liquid Tankers (hazardous & Food Grade)
  • Car Transporters
  • Low Loaders
  • Flat beds
  • Skeletals
  • Curtain Siders