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Here you'll find the latest news from Collett, from heavy haulage and heavy lift projects, news from the marine & consulting teams and stories to shout about.


ESTA's SPMT Best Practice Guide Published

ESTA's SPMT Best Practice Guide

The guidelines will help address the problem of trailers tipping over, which has happened even though the operating rules and stability calculations have been precisely followed.

Collett Highly Commended at the Heavies 2016

Collett Highly Commended at the Heavies

We had a fantastic night at the 2016 Heavies Awards and we're delighted to be highly commended for the the Job of the Year (BE16/VR1)!

Super Additions to the Collett Fleet

Super Additions to the Collett Fleet

It’s no secret that wind turbines are getting bigger, as the industry continues to evolve transport & logistics companies must in turn adapt to facilitate these needs. 

Zero Room for Improvement Means Top Marks for Collett!

Zero Room for Improvement!

In an unannounced JAUPT audit at our Training Facility, the Collett training team were awarded zero advisory notices and zero continuous improvements, a fantastic result!

Goole Business Award for the Collett Team!

Business Award for the Collett Team!

The Collett & Sons team return home victorious after being named as the Large Business of the Year at the 2016 Goole and Howdenshire Business Awards!

Bridging the Gap for the Hoobrook Link Road

Bridging the Gap for the Hoobrook Link Road

The Collett Team have been helping to deliver phase 2 of the Hoobrook Link Road Development which will connect the A451 Stourport Road through to the A442 Worcester Road.

Introducing Training4Transport

Introducing Training4Transport

We're delighted to announce that our NEW training website is now live, introducing Training4Transport.com, our new home on the web for all things training!

Supporting Yorkshire Children's Trust

Supporting Yorkshire Children's Trust

We are proud to support Yorkshire Children's Trust, set up by parents who have children suffering with cancer in the hope of helping other families in similar difficult circumstances.

Delivering 600 Tonnes from Portugal to Derby

600 Tonnes from Portugal to Derby

Collett have completed the delivery of 18 loads, with a combined total weight of 600 Tonnes, for the development of the Sinfin Waste Treatment Plant in Derby.

Transforming Burbo Bank Wind Farm

Transforming Burbo Bank Wind Farm

Collett’s Girder Bridge trailer is called into action once again, this time to facilitate the delivery of two 200Te transformers destined for the onshore substation at Burbo Bank.

The UK’s Largest Onshore Turbine Blades, Delivered!

UK’s Largest Onshore Turbine Blades, Delivered!

Some would shy away from the challenge of transporting three 145m wind turbines featuring 58.7m blades, we say bring it on as we tackle the roads of South Lanarkshire!

MANOOVR Trailer Joins the Fleet

MANOOVR Trailer Joins the Fleet

Introducing the latest addition to the Collett fleet, a brand new 6-axle Nooteboom MANOOVR semi-low loader. 

We've Seen a Horse Fly...

We've Seen a Horse Fly...

...we've seen a dragon fly... we’ve seen a house fly... and now we’ve seen an elephant fly!  Not an everyday job, the team take on the lifting and transport of a 10 Tonne life sized Indian elephant.

British International Freight AssociationConstruction Plant-Hire AssociationESTAInternational Federation of Freight Forwarders AssociationFleet Operators Recognition SchemeSilver Accreditation Fleet Operator Recognition SchemeHeavy Transport AssociationISO 9001 UKASISO 14001 UKASOHSAS 18001 UKASAchilles Power & Tech RegisteredRoad Haulage AssociationThe Route To Space AllianceSafe Contractor ApprovedSpecialized Carriers & Rigging AssociationAchilles UVDB Registered

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