Nottinghamshire based haulage company, Freelance UK Ltd, is one of the region’s most well-respected businesses and have recently celebrated their 15th anniversary. The last time we spoke to Freelance UK they had just acquired three new T-range Renault trucks.
Freelance UK Ltd is a family run business that specialises in the movement of access machinery and plant equipment. The East Midlands company was founded in 2002 by Chris Porter MD and the company use a variety of truck manufacturers to deliver a specialised and friendly service to its customers based on their requirements.
Director Holly Porter said, “We require an IPAF licence to carry the commodities that we move.” They have 15 employees with 10 vehicles in one branch. Their fleet consists of 7.5-ton HGVs which are Euro 6 legislation. Holly added, “We have more vehicles and trucks on order.”
They keep their operation in the business by not hiring sub-contractors, so they can trust their own vehicles and ensure the job gets done. They distribute goods nationwide and international with an ISO 18001 accreditation which covers their health and safety. However, Freelance also have ISO 14001 which shows the company enforce certain environmental policies.
Technology is one of the main focal points for Freelance UK Ltd. They are always looking for the newest technology that would increase their customer service and productivity and use the technology to assist a lot in their Health & Safety as well as their environmental impact.
In the past 12 months since we spoke to Scott Porter, Freelance UK Ltd have invested in more equipment to improve productivity and assist their clients further. They plan to keep their fleet updated with the newest technologies and ways to lower their environmental impact.
Freelance UK Ltd has a sister company, A&E Mechanical Ltd, who supply specialist machinery and offer a repaint to companies’ vehicles to give a professional and new look. Freelance are accessible on social media at @boughton_UK on Twitter and Freelance UK Ltd on Facebook.
Tel: 01623 863 987