B.R. Saunders Transport Ltd

Haulage Company in Guildford

5 Things You Might Not Know About Transport and Logistics

Whether you require Hiab lorry hire to perform a portable cabin relocation or rigid lorry hire for transporting abnormal loads, people rely on haulage for countless situations. From transporting commercial goods around the world in trucks and shipping containers, to using lorry mounted cranes to hoist and unload building materials, life wouldn’t be the same without a fully functioning transport and logistics industry.

BR Saunders Transport Ltd is a haulage company with decades of experience in the industry, offering a variety of services to customers in places like Guildford. As such, we are uniquely qualified to share our insights into this essential and challenging sector.

On this page, we look at 5 fascinating facts about this industry.

1. No Limit to Your Potential

Did you know that before becoming the first man to walk on the Moon, Neil Armstrong worked in transport and logistics? Although working with lorry mounted cranes in Guildford to carry out portable cabin relocation, rigid lorry hire and Hiab lorry hire probably won’t get you to the Moon one day, it could open up doors you never even considered before.

2. A World-Leading Industry

Transport and logistics is one of the biggest industries in the world. The sector consists of the following 6 main areas:

At BR Saunders Transport Ltd, we tend to focus on road transportation around Guildford. With rigid lorry hire available for transporting abnormal loads, like steel girders and water tanks, as well as Hiab lorry hire for such tasks as portable cabin relocations, our haulage company is part of this enormous industry.

The UK’s road transportation industry is bigger than any other in the whole of Europe.

3. The World’s Most Exported Items

Whether relying on lorry mounted cranes, haulage trucks, shipping containers or planes, logistics enables the transportation and distribution of billions of consumer items throughout the world. Among the most popular products, furniture, vehicles and technology feature prominently. Construction companies also rely on the use of rigid lorry hire and Hiab lorry hire, to transport plant machinery and building materials from one site to the next. That is why so many building contractors in Guildford come to our haulage company.  

Did you know that logistics also enables suppliers to deliver over 4 billion meals every year, to pubs and restaurants across the UK?

4. A Wide Range of Roles

From operating lorry mounted cranes and carrying out portable cabin relocation, to becoming a port operative or aerospace engineering technician, there are countless roles available in the transport and logistics sector.

In fact, there are currently over 735,000.

5. A Timeless Industry

As long as people need to store and distribute products and items, the transport and logistic industry will never go out of fashion. Every shop in the world relies on a haulage company like us to deliver their goods, whether in Guildford or Hong Kong. Recent estimates show that the trucking industry is due to grow by 21% over the next 10 years. This means that if you’re interested in a career in Hiab lorry hire, rigid lorry hire or operating lorry mounted cranes, there will always be a job for you.

So, if you’re looking for a career that offers stability, travel and variety, why not consider something in the transport and logistics industry?

Call our haulage company on 01932 245 161 for portable cabin relocation, Hiab lorry hire, lorry mounted cranes, rigid lorry hire and a range of other services in Guildford.