Our Services


3.5tonne Curtain side Van Maximum Capacity
3500kgs Length: 3.5 metres  
5 standard pallets Width: 2 metres  
6 euro pallets Height: 1.75 metres  
7.5tonne Rigid Maximum Capacity
3000kgs Length: 5metres 253 Space
9 Standard Pallets Width: 2.2metres  
12 euro pallets Height: 2.3metres  
18tonne Rigid Maximum Capacity
10000kgs Length: 7 metres 403 Space
14 Standard Pallets Width: 2.5 metres  
16 Euro Pallets Height: 2.6 metres  
26tonne Rigid Maximum Capacity
16000kgs Length: 8 metres 453 Space
16 Standard Pallets Width: 2.5 metres  
20 Euro Pallets Height: 2.6 metres  
44 tonne Artic Maximum Capacity
27000kgs Length: 13.6 metres 853 Space
26 Standard Pallets Width: 2.5 metres  
33 Euro Pallets Height: 2.6 metres  

(All sizes provided are internal dimensions)

All vehicles have sleeper cabs enabling us to carry cargo to every destination across the United Kingdom.

Pallet Dimensions

Standard Pallet Base - 1.2metres x 1metre
Euro Pallet Base - 1.2metres x 0.8 metres

John Reid Trucking understands that all freight is not within profile of the pallet definitions therefore are very adaptable to any sized or weighted cargo.

General Distribution

Our varied fleet of 37 vehicles operate nationwide providing an excellent service on all deliveries.
We offer dedicated vehicles for the one off job to the long term contracts, shared user and same day options for all types of non hazardous freight. With a very willing and reliable crew of driver's tail lift and handball deliveries can be catered for.

Overnight Pallet Distribution

Alongside our nationwide delivery service we are a member of Palletways Uk offering a next day delivery service throughout the United Kingdom with the option for a specified delivery option such as timed deliveries. Also for the less urgent freight there is the Economy option of a two day service throughout the United Kingdom.




The Services the network offers are:

  • Before 10 am
  • Before 12pm
  • Timed Deliveries
  • Saturday Deliveries
  • Tail Lift Deliveries up to 1000kgs


There are three pallet options.

They are as follows:
Full Pallet:
1.2m x 1m x 2m
Maximum weight 1200kgs
Half Pallet:
1.2m x 1m x 1m 
Up to 600kgs
Quarter Pallet:
1.2m x 1m x 0.m 
Up to 300kgs

Each consignment is given a unique reference number enabling the consignment to be tracked giving an accurate time of arrival, unloading and signature time.

Through the Network we can also offer a complete Irish service that is fast, reliable and very competitive on rates.

International Service

We are also able to offer competitive rates for cargo to all international destinations.


John Reid Trucking has a modern warehouse facility to offer storage and space for the handling packing and distribution of finished products and raw materials all over the country.

We are around 15miles from the busy port of Immingham and 5 miles from the industrial town of Scunthorpe. Close enough to receive freight into our warehouse but far enough away to be free of the dust that accompanies the docks and the steel works.

Storage is charged dependant on the size, weight and stackability of the product.