Road Freight Transport from UK to Europe
AFFA is a reliable and dynamic freight forwarding company offering a range of full and part load transport services for the UK and Europe. We can collect virtually any size package and weight from any location.
After 34 years within the industry, we have a reputation for providing a fast and efficient service for hundreds of customers. We have delivered freight to and from our terminal in Didcot, covering areas including Austria, Belgium, the Channel Isles, Estonia, France, Germany, Holland, Ireland (North & South) daily, Lativa, Russia and Spain. All necessary documents and insurance are available where needed.
We schedule our transit times to meet your requirements, and if your delivery is urgent, just let us know, and we will meet your needs.
- Road freight transport is cost-effective with low capital costs
- Speedy delivery door to door
- Local freight deliveries are available as well as across the borders
- A flexible service where you will have a choice of departure and arrival times
- All of our vehicles and freight drivers are reliable, and trustworthy
AFFA offers a first-class road freight service from a dedicated team of experts. A large amount of our work comes from recommendations, and we always have returning customers. Our reviews have been consistent, praising us on our safe and timely delivery.
We are fully committed to all of our customers throughout the entire process. At every stage of the journey we can keep you updated on the progress of your delivery through our track and trace service.
If Road freight isn’t what you’re looking for, then AFFA are dedicated to providing the perfect freight forwarding option that suits you. Be certain to check out our Air and Sea services as well as our Pallet and Packing facilities.
Should you have any questions or want to hear more about our freight services in Europe and the UK, please do not hesitate to contact us, and we will be happy to help.
Road Freight FAQ's
What load options are there when transporting goods by Road Freight
Load options can range entirely down to your preference. Smaller consignments (1 – 10 pallets) can be catered for through our pallet-track network, but we can also offer dedicated loads.
We can confidently provide transport from anything as small as one pallet through to multiple dedicated loads.
Is there a shipment quality guarantee when transporting goods by Road Freight?
By using our unique track and trace system, your freight is constantly monitored. By scanning your consignment barcode added to your pallet; multiple scans guarantee that the quality is checked throughout its journey.
Are there goods that cannot transported by Road Freight?
We are unable to send dangerous/ hazardous goods along with personal effects through the Pallet-Track network, but if you would like to get in touch with us, we can arrange for another carrier to efficiently deliver your goods.
How do I prepare or pack my goods so they are ready for Road Freight?
All goods should be packed safely and securely to a 4-way pallet by either banding or shrink-wrap.
Can I track my shipment when using your Road Freight service?
We have an online customer portal, which allows you to identify the different stages of its journey that it has currently taken, which will also provide an estimated time of arrival.
What charges can I expect when transporting goods by Road Freight?
Usually, Road freight is a Door to Door / Warehouse to Warehouse service. Freight costs would exclude Customs clearance, and any local duties and taxes.
Timed surcharges may apply where access is only available within a set period throughout the day.
A home delivery surcharge is applicable on all residential deliveries.
What is the maximum weight when transporting goods by Road Freight?
The maximum pallet weight is 1200kg however if a tail lift is required, this is limited to 800kg.
Can I transport both pallets and parcels together by Road Freight?
Yes pallets and parcels can be transported together, as long as they are packed suitably for transport by Road. If possible, it would be advisable to palletise cartons.
What charges am I expected to pay by Road Freight?
Once you open an account with us, we are able to provide our clients with a tariff. Alternatively, you can use our quote section here.
Our dedicated loads are priced on a case-by-case basis.
Do goods arriving by road have to be cleared by customs?
If goods are coming from abroad (including Ireland) they will need to be cleared by customs. Customs clearance can take 2 – 3 days, providing that the correct and appropriate paperwork is provided.
Please email us to find out what paperwork is needed for your goods.