What is food grading and how can we help?

For both food producers and food equipment manufacturers, it is vital that products follow a set process that guarantees safety for both production and consumption. Whilst different sectors within the food industry follow their own unique list of rules and regulations they all share the same goal: to provide food grade products.  At Edwards Transport, our food grading and sampling facility provides customers with a…

refrigerated transport

The importance of Refrigerated Transport

Refrigerated Transport is a continuously growing industry with a rising demand for chilled or frozen items. Refrigerated transport uses special, temperature-controlled vehicles that transport produce that needs to be maintained at a certain temperature; these products can include dairy, meat, cosmetics, medicines, and even antiques. One of the many benefits of refrigerated transportation is that it contributes to ensuring that products remain at their optimum…

temperature controlled storage

What requires temperature controlled storage?

A lot of things can happen to products and produce when sitting in storage, moisture build up and extreme temperatures are common concerns. That’s why at Edwards Transport we offer temperature controlled storage solutions.  This type of storage is ideal for items that need to be stored for longer periods of times or require being stored and a certain temperature. What is climate controlled storage?…

temperature controlled

Temperature Controlled Storage

What is Temperature Controlled Storage? If you are thinking of putting items into storage, temperature-controlled storage solutions may be ideal for you. A temperature controlled-storage solution is a facility which controls the temperature of the building. At Edwards Transport, they have a fully racked facility with 13000 pallet capacity. Racks also come adjustable to give more diversity in what they can hold. Why do you…

refrigerated transport

What is Refrigerated Transportation?

There is a huge demand for produce and all manner of products to be efficiently and safely transported. With a lot of these products being temperature sensitive it’s vital that the right mode of transport is used. In order to ensure that the quality of products are maintained, the right mode of transport is needed. What is refrigerated transport and why is it so essential…

contact packing services

Contract Packing services to help your Business

What is contract packing? Why do we need it, and what does it involve? Journey into the world of contract packing and let us explain what it’s all about. A business may decide rather than pack its products in-house, a manufacturer or retailer can outsource the job to a contract packing company (often called a contract packer). The contract packer then packs the products for…

chilled

What is Cold Storage?

Dry storage is a great solution to storing almost everything – almost. There are some products out there which require different storage conditions in order to remain quality. Cold storage is simply a storage solution for goods such as food and drink which require a cold temperature. There are many businesses that handle temperature sensitive and perishable products and the option of cold storage gives…

Edwards transport truck

Transport within the UK and EU (how COVID-19 and Brexit have affected this)

After an unprecedented year and a new year of great uncertainty ahead of us, there are very few things that will continue to remain the same. It is safe to say that all businesses have been affected by COVID-19 or Brexit. Therefore, it is of great importance to be aware of how these will affect the industry you work in. Within the transport industry many…

how milk gets from a cow to the shop

How Milk Gets from the Cow to the Shop

A lot of work goes between milking a cow to seeing it on the shelves. It’s a long and tedious process which must be carried out perfectly in order to achieve safe milk. Here’s the step-by-step process to making milk drinkable. Dairy cows typically spend all their days sleeping, eating and ruminating. In some dairy farms, cows remain in close quarters and are fed grain,…

eccleshall site

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…