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The Benefits of Load Consolidation & Shared-User Transport

What is Load Consolidation? Partial shipments or shipments which don’t fill capacity are commonplace in supply chains and distribution. Highly specialised carriers are able to solve this issue, however, there is another solution – this can provide more opportunity for bottom-line savings and increased efficiency: Load consolidation and shared-user transport. The Benefits There are several benefits to creating and utilising consolidated loads. Firstly, the cost…

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Food Grading – How can we help?

Food grading is the process of assessing and inspecting various foods. The inspections and assessments involve sorting the food regarding: Quality Freshness Legal conformity Market value Businesses such as restaurants, hotels and supermarkets can be given an overall hygiene rating. The process of achieving this rating includes a food safety officer from the local authority inspecting the business ensuring that the food hygiene law is…

The importance of chilled storage during hot weather

The importance of chilled storage during hot weather

Some trends like online shopping or the new offerings in meat, seafood, ready meals, dairy, fruits and vegetables continue to drive the growth of frozen and refrigerated foods. With users now having new ways of consuming food, it’s more important than ever to be flexible and adapt to the newly forming landscape. No matter what product you are looking to store, cold storage units are…

Edwards Transport Show Support to NHS Staff and Key Workers with Specially Liveried Trailers

Edwards Transport is proud to show its support for the NHS staff and Key Workers who are tirelessly working to ensure we win the fight against Coronavirus. Our specially liveried trailers are a small way of showing that those front-line people are in our thoughts, as well as everyone else supporting their community through these times. At a time when most of us are staying…

Transport Services & Storage Solutions in a crisis

Who we are Edwards Transport is a family-owned and operated business specialising in Transport Services, Storage and Distribution Services, Working around the clock 24/ hours a day, 7 days a week to service our customers throughout the UK and Europe and ensuring we continue to deliver the highest standards. Edwards Transport has resources available to help businesses, particularly within the food sector, through these difficult…

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Organising Dairy and Milk Transport

In Britain the dairy industry is huge business and makes up a core part of our overall food processing industry. Given its highly perishable nature, dairy products are amongst the food groups that require careful management of supply chain logistics in order to effectively prolong its lifespan. This therefore guarantees freshness by the time it hits the supermarkets. The Impact of the Dairy Industry In…

How do Refrigerated Trailers Work?

If your business transports goods that must be kept at low temperatures, ie food or drink, you will be aware of how important refrigerated transport is. Refrigerated transport is the perfect solution to keeping goods at their optimum temperatures whilst they get transported across the country. But how do refrigerated trailers actually work? The Components The Compressor Driven by a small engine within the unit,…