Part-load haulage

What is part-load haulage and how can it improve your business?

Putting your trust in someone to handle your goods and get them from A to B can be a daunting prospect. However, if you want to get the best for your business, reach a wider customer base and save time and money on consignments, considering a part-load haulage company can really help.

Here at John K Philips, we’ve been supporting businesses with haulage, distribution and warehousing for over 40 years – so we understand what it takes to make your business logistics succeed. A huge part of our success has come through offering part-load haulage services to businesses both big and small, and today we are sharing with you the benefits of part-load haulage and why you should consider it for your business.

What is part load haulage?

Whether you’re only just starting out or have been in business for a number of years, the chances are that you’ll have experienced the sting of being charged for unused space on a consignment delivery. For many this is an unavoidable part of offering a goods service – but it doesn’t have to be.

Part load haulage offers business owners, like you, an alternative that can not only save money but can also streamline distribution operations in the long-term. Part load distribution is a simple yet effective method of sending out your consignment, that involves only paying for the space you use – good for you, great for your customers.

If you have a small delivery to make, or you have a variety of goods but know it wont fill up a full lorry, part load haulage can be the solution you’re looking for. Also known as groupage or less than container load (LCL), this way of distributing goods has become increasingly popular in modern business as the demand for goods rises.

What are the benefits of part load haulage?

Other than offering your customers a faster and more reliable service, and saving yourself some money – what else is in it for you? We speak with many business owners and know that negative experiences can put them off trusting third party distributers.

Here are some of the key benefits of using a part load distribution service:

  • Minimises costs of operations, as well as reducing charges for international exporters
  • Maximise your inventory and avoid unnecessary time spent gathering dust in warehouses
  • Reduce mileage and do your bit for the environment
  • Keep your supply chain on the move whether your consignment is big or small

Consider John K Philips for your next part load distribution!

Regardless of your business size or industry type, here at John K Philips we’re dedicated to offering the most thorough and reliable service to all of our clients. So, if you’re looking for a trusted company to handle your part load distributions in the North West, why not get in touch with us? Give us a call today on 01744 751000 or fill in our short contact form.