A.W. Jenkinson Transport Limited is one of the UK’s largest providers of haulage, distribution and logistics services. The Company was incorporated in 2014, having previously been part of A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products, formed in the 1960s. The Transport fleet now enables the A.W. Jenkinson group of businesses to handle nearly four million tonnes of roundwood, woodchips, shavings, bark and other timber co-products every year.
In addition, the Company has developed its third-party customer base and with continued investment is able to carry a wide range of loads for some of the UK’s most successful businesses.
The Company remains wholly owned by Allan Jenkinson and is run by a board of directors who take day to day responsibility for the successful operation of the business – their wealth of experience ensuring the provision of efficient, reliable, cost-effective logistics, with a swift and professional service guaranteed.
The A.W. Jenkinson Transport Limited team consists of highly experienced drivers, planners, transport managers and support staff who are all extremely well placed to serve the targeted needs of its extensive third party customer base, as well as the ongoing and expanding transport requirements of the wider A.W. Jenkinson group of companies.
In recent years, A.W. Jenkinson Transport has invested heavily in traffic planning and vehicle tracking systems to improve the control of 1,200 or so movements made each day by their vehicles. A.W. Jenkinson Transport’s team of Transport Controllers has a detailed knowledge and understanding of the transport industry and can identify exactly what is required to ensure maximum efficiency and unparalleled customer service.
Control of vehicle movements is carried out at three strategically located main sites in Penrith, Lockerbie and Chippenham. Having these key planning offices, controlling all daily vehicle movements, gives A.W. Jenkinson Transport coverage nationally from the South Coast to Northern Scotland as well as further afield into Mainland Europe.
A.W. Jenkinson Transport Limited are signed up to the Forest Industry Safety Accord to ensure they are aware of best practices towards health & safety whilst working in the forestry environment
The Road haulage Association acts as an advisory group for logistics giving A.W. Jenkinson Transport Limited the opportunity to seek advice on government policy changes and legislation within the logistics sector.
The Freight Transport Association acts as an advisory group for logistics giving A.W. Jenkinson Transport Limited the opportunity to seek advice on government policy changes and legislation within the logistics sector.
FIAS assures fertiliser security and traceability in the industry supply chain. The UK government encouraged and supported this industry initiative as an alternative to further legislation. AIC (agricultural industries confederation) manages the development and implementation of the scheme under the supervision of the FIAS Steering Group, which has representatives from government and industry stakeholders.
TASCC was developed because farmers and end users wanted to be sure that crops of grain, oilseeds and pulses were treated responsibly once they left the farm. That includes wheat processed by flour millers and malting barley for the brewers and distillers in the drinks industry. It provides independent verification that the trade is meeting food safety laws.