Global Machinery Logistics

Merritts specialise in providing a fully managed global machinery logistics solution. We work for many leading machinery manufacturers as well as manufacturing companies that are expanding their facilities, relocating machines or decommissioning plants in the UK and overseas.

Complete Solutions

Machinery transport can be arranged using air or sea freight and we will deal with all customs clearance documentation. Route planning, escort vehicles, road closures, permits and machinery packaging can be organised.

We’ll take care of the minute details, ensuring your project is managed in a cost-effective and time-efficient manner. Our global machinery logistics package has been specifically developed to provide a comprehensive service, delivering complete solutions for your heavy machinery moving needs.


Our global machinery logistics solution includes:

  • Transportation of machinery to and from any worldwide location
  • The organisation of sea or air freight plus handling of customs clearance documentation
  • Professional packaging services to protect high-value machinery and ensure its safe and undamaged arrival
  • Machinery storage and HMRC approved bonded warehousing
  • A modern fleet of specialist machinery lifting equipment and transport vehicles
  • Full installation package with mechanical and electrical engineering services
  • Director level account management and SSSTS qualified project team
  • Out our hours works schedule if required

Merritts extensive machinery moving fleet consists of:

  • Versa-Lift fork trucks that can lift and carry machines of up to 36Te
  • Remote controlled lorry mounted cranes which can provide a lifting capacity up to 30Te
  • Hydraulic jacking systems operating up to 125Te
  • Fully equipped tackle vans
  • Low loaders and curtain sided transport for up to 80Te

Merritts will also provide experienced Slinger Signallers, Banksmen and Appointed Persons.

Manufacturers we have carried out international works for include:

  • Polypipe Civils
  • DMG Mori
  • Doncasters Aerospace
  • Belfor UK
  • CNC International
  • CWM Automation

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