Hauliers & Freight Forwarders

Cargo Services (UK) Ltd. specialises in the field of road haulage and freight forwarding of products by rail and sea. This service covers conventional and bulk cargoes, and as with it's Stevedoring and Ships Agency arms includes both imports and exports.

Road Haulage

The Transport division of the Group has a fleet of bulk tipper lorries which are constantly engaged in carrying aggregates, minerals, coal, glass cullet and recycled metals.

At Port Talbot it has a unique operation within the giant Tata Steelworks which runs 24/7 for 364 days throughout the year (the exception being Christmas Day) transporting granulated slag from the Blast Furnaces for stocking or shipment purposes.

The Group's conventional trailer fleet comprises flat beds, extenders and coil carriers as well as curtain-siders. It also has a smaller capacity fleet of ten rigid vehicles able to transport small parcels between 3 tonnes and 12 tonnes in weight. The main products carried by the conventional fleet are steel and timber. As well as the U.K. the transport arm arranges deliveries and collection throughout Southern Ireland.

It has a licence for carrying EAF (Electric Arc Furnace) dust and magnesium in bulk bins.

Two Low Loader trailers transport the Group's plant (FLTS) across South Wales when needed at specific locations.

See also Cargo Services (Ryans) Ltd.

Freight Forwarding

The freight forwarding arm of Cargo Services (UK) Ltd. specialises in the movement of bulk and conventional goods by rail and sea.

Bird Port has an All Weather Rail Terminal which was opened in 2010 and Cargo Services have been involved in other open rail terminal operations at Cardiff, Port Talbot and Swansea.

Cargo Services has a long standing connection and relationship with a number of Ship Owners who they deal with on a regular basis. This enables Cargo Services (UK) Ltd. to obtain the best competitive prices for its customers when making sea freight arrangements for cargoes anywhere in the world.

Cargo Services (UK) Ltd. is a member of FIATA (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations) and can prepare and process import and export documentation as well as liaison with H. M. Customs and Revenue. It is also a member of the South Wales Chamber of Commerce.