Looking for a reliable and cost-effective road freight service? Our team at Mairon have been in the industry for 25 years, specialising in European road freight services but also extending our reach globally. We have handled pianos to New York and polar bears to Germany, so no matter what your needs are we can help. Our team of experts can handle all of your road freight needs, including customs clearance.

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Our Road Freight Services

At Mairon, we offer a wide range of road freight services, all of which can be tailored to meet your specific needs. Whether you need to move a single pallet or an entire truckload, we have the solution for you. Our road freight services include:

Full Truckload (FTL) Shipping

We work with a huge network which gives you access to dedicated trucks for larger shipments that require a full truck. No matter the how big the load we can provide the truck sizes and types to accommodate your specific needs.

Less Than Truckload (LTL) Shipping

Our LTL shipping option is ideal for smaller shipments that don’t require a full truck. You only pay for the space you need.

Intermodal Freight

We can help you save money on your shipments with our intermodal freight services. We offer a range of modes of transportation including road, rail, sea, and air. Our experienced team can work with you to get the best package for your needs.

How Does Customs Clearance Work?

At Mairon, we understand the importance of customs clearance when it comes to international road freight shipments, after all delays at customs is a headache that no business wants. Our team of experts will handle all the necessary paperwork and procedures to ensure that your shipment reaches its destination without delay.

We Offer Brexit Support

Mairon’s team is here to help with any queries relating to changes in process due to Brexit. Our experts stay up-to-date with the latest regulations and can guide you through the process to ensure a smooth shipment.


What is road freight?

Road freight is the transportation of goods using trucks or other vehicles that travel on roads. It is a popular method of transportation for businesses that need to move goods from within a country, region or internationally. Road freight can be used to transport a wide range of goods, from small packages to large, oversized items.

How is road freight different from other types of freight?

Road freight is often a more cost-effective option for short to medium distances, while air and sea freight are better for long-distance and international shipments. Road freight also offers greater flexibility, as trucks can travel to more remote locations that are not accessible by other modes of transportation. Additionally, road freight is generally faster than sea freight and more cost-effective than air freight.

What are the advantages of using road freight?

Road freight offers several advantages. Firstly, it is a flexible mode of transportation, as trucks can travel to most destinations on roads, including harder-to-reach, remote areas that may not have access to a port or airport. Secondly, road freight is often faster than sea freight and more cost-effective than air freight for shorter distances. Thirdly, road freight is reliable and predictable, as trucking companies can provide accurate delivery times and tracking information. Fourthly, road freight is less affected by weather conditions and other external factors that can delay other modes of transportation.

Road Freight Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What types of cargo can Mairon handle?

A: At Mairon we can handle a wide range of cargo, including oversized or irregular objects, hazardous, and valuable objects.


Q: Where does Mairon offer road freight services?

A: While we specialise in road freight services to and from Europe, we can offer our services to anywhere in the world.


Q: Can I track my shipment with Mairon?

A: Yes, we understand that visibility and transparency are important to our customers, which is why we offer an app that allows you to track your shipment anytime, anywhere. Our app provides real-time updates on the status of your shipment, including its location and estimated time of delivery. You can also receive notifications when there are any changes to the status of your shipment.

In addition to our app, we also offer personalised updates via email or phone, depending on your preference. Our team is always available to answer any questions you may have about the status of your shipment or to provide additional information as needed.

We believe that communication is key to ensuring a successful shipment, which is why we prioritise staying in touch with our customers throughout the entire process. Whether you need updates on the status of your shipment or have questions about customs clearance or other logistics issues, our team is here to help.

Choose the Best Road Freight Provider for Your Shipment

When choosing a road freight provider, it is important to consider several factors, including the provider’s reputation, experience, range of services, pricing, and customer service. At Mairon, we pride ourselves on our reputation as a reliable and experienced road freight provider. We have been in business for 25 years and have developed strong relationships with our customers and partners in the industry.

We specialise in road freight within Europe, so we have extensive knowledge of the region and its regulations. Our team is always available to help with any queries or concerns, including those related to customs clearance and changes in process due to Brexit. We offer a wide range of services to meet our customers’ specific needs, including dedicated, part-load, and groupage services. We strive to provide competitive pricing without sacrificing quality and reliability, and we offer flexible delivery options to ensure your shipment arrives on time.

Finally, our team provides clear, open communication and responsiveness to our customers. We understand that every shipment is unique, and we work closely with our customers to provide personalised solutions and ensure their satisfaction.

If you need a reliable road freight partner, look no further than Mairon. Contact us today to discuss your road freight needs and receive a quote.

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