Specialist Lifting and Haulage

Occasionally, the size, shape or weight of the item to be moved requires specialist knowledge, experience and lifting equipment.

Versatile Lifting & Transport Options

From heavy machinery to modular housing units, Merritts ensure your project is managed safely and in accordance with all regulatory requirements.

We are able to undertake and coordinate all types and sizes of specialist transport work including complex notifications, road closures and European deliveries. Our service extends to covering all necessary paperwork for both UK and European deliveries. Our fleet comprises semi low loaders, standard low loaders and wafer deck low loaders capable of carrying loads of up to 60Te, as well as crane trailers, flatbeds and curtain siders.

In addition to our low loader fleet, our team is highly skilled in load rigging and moving. We have in house equipment and expertise to lift, handle and install items of all sizes weighing up to 125Te, enabling us to provide you with lifting and heavy haulage solutions for all of your load moving requirements.

Merritts experienced lift coordinators will provide lift plans for both simple and complex lifts. When combined with Merritts comprehensive insurance, this package forms the basis of our contract lift service.

Our extensive vehicle fleet, specialist lifting, and haulage equipment includes:

  • Hydraulic jacking systems with lifting capacity up to 125Te
  • Mobile cranes with lifting capacity up to 90Te
  • Versa-Lift forklift trucks with a lifting capacity up to 36Te
  • Lorry mounted cranes with lifting capacity up to 30Te
  • Overhead cranes with lifting capacity up to 10Te
  • Low loaders, flat-beds, curtain siders and wafer decks
  • Specialist rigging tackle
  • Fully equipped support vehicles

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Companies we have carried out specialist transport services for include:

  • Doosan Babcock
  • Futures Housing
  • Ward CNC
  • Komori
  • Garnalex
  • Meridian Lightweight Technologies
  • Network Rail
  • Radius Systems

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