Latest News

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.


Aero Engineering Show

Advanced Engineering Show

The UK's largest annual gathering of advanced engineering professionals comes to the NEC once again and Collett & Sons will be there, come and see us on stand N10!

140 Tonnes from Kilnhurst to Immingham

140 Tonnes from Kilnhurst to Immingham

With 140 Tonnes of deaerator vessel destined for Immingham Dock, South Yorkshire’s Charles Thompson Ltd appointed Collett & Sons to facilitate the route planning, transport and port agency services for the cumbersome 28m long cargo.

115 Miles with Three Skid Units

Three Skid Units & 115 Miles

With three skid units each weighing in at 47 Tonnes, 19 Tonnes and 16 Tonnes, Collett we’re appointed to provide transport logistics from Rotherham to Immingham.

Collett Named Innovator of the Year!

Collett Named Innovator of the Year!

In October we headed to the 10th annual Halifax Business Awards and for the second time we were delighted to be named as Innovator of the Year!

Training Centre Success

Training Centre Success

Individuals and companies from across the industry are taking advantage of our Training 4 Transport Centre of Excellence's expansive specialist training offering.

Collett Named as The Heavies Operator of the Year!

Collett Named as The Heavies Operator of the Year!

We had another fantastic night at The Heavies, and we were delighted to be presented with the Operator of the Year Award!

New Escort Driver Training Gets Underway

Escort Driver Training

The City & Guilds Certificate of Competence in Abnormal Loads Escort Driver training proves a popular addition to our Training 4 Transport programme!

Breakbulk 2018

Breakbulk Europe 2018

Thanks for visiting us in Antwerp!  On to 2018, from 29th - 31st May the Collett team are heading overseas once again for the annual Breakbulk exhibition, come and visit us!

Faymonville Additions to the Fleet

Faymonville Joins the Fleet

We’ve added two new Faymonville trailers to our fleet, one 2 axle MegaMAX and one 3 axle MultiMAX and they're already hard at work moving across the company.

Littlebrook on the Move

Littlebrook on the Move

Collett were once again approached by Drax Power Ltd, this time to facilitate the relocation of nine 185 Tonne transformers as a result of Littlebrook Power Station D’s closure.

European Hauliers Form the Route To Space Alliance

The Route To Space Alliance

Five highly established hauliers from across Europe have joined together to offer a bespoke transport and logistics services for the aerospace, astrospace and research laboratory industries.

Training4Transport Now Offer Van Smart Training

Van Smart Training

Designed to reduce work related road risks and improve safety standards, Van Smart is a Transport for London (TfL) backed driver training programme.

New Weighbridge at Our Halifax Depot

New Weighbridge Installed

In response to the new SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) regulations, which came into force in July 2016, we’ve invested in a new weighbridge at our Head Office in Halifax.

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

Collett & Sons Ltd

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