Tailored logistics solutions for every customer

At Nicholls we enjoy going the extra mile to turn an ordinary solution into a brilliant one! "Optimum" is the word our traffic, Fleet and Operations managers live when are devising solutions for clients. Every client is different. Each presents us with unique challenges that the team live to solve!

Nicholls at a glance…

  Established for over 50 years

  Outstanding client portfolio

  Leading name in transport and logistics in the Southeast

  Family firm, family values

  All of our equipment is owned by us, not leased

At your service

We are a leading name in transport and logistics in South East England and provide tailor-made distribution and haulage services across the UK, Northern France, Belgium and Holland. Some of our clients include Nestle UK, Nestle Waters, SAPPI, Knauf, ATA Timber, Rowlinson Timber, C&D Pet foods and Stora Enso.

  • We have extensive warehousing facilities which can be used for storing, repacking and re stacking goods.
  • Our import and export services can be run either accompanied or unaccompanied.
  • We focus on carrying full truck loads (FTL) with a maximum payload of 28 tonnes.
  • Web based POD system which allows clients to access and view PODS on a 24/7 basis.
  • We operate on 24/7 basis collecting and delivering throughout the UK.
  • We offer timed collections and deliveries for FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods).

Making all the right connections

Our main transport hub is strategically located in Sittingbourne, (Kent) and is between London and Dover. The hub is situated just off the A249 and is in the perfect location being only 6 miles from the Port of Sheerness and Sheerness to Calais Ferry service.

It has good links to all the cross-channel ferry ports and the UK motorway network and is within easy access to Northern Europe. Our Birmingham, Derbyshire and Leicestershire satellite depots are strategically located in the Midlands area of the UK allowing for further connections.

Passionate About Performance

At Nicholls Transport our staff are passionate about providing the highest standards of professionalism. We have a can do attitude which ensures we respond quickly to our customers' needs and requirements. We care about our customers and provide a level of service that is second to none with a level of flexibility that is rare in the transport/logistics industry. Everyone at Nicholls is committed to meeting customer deliveries and schedules. Whether we are dealing with a simple local drop or a complex consignment, our aim is to deliver to your consignment at the right place and condition at the right price.

We offer:

  • A reliable and dedicated service.
  • Prompt responses to requirements.
  • Flexible service on a 24/7 basis.
  • Competitive rates to suit all budgets.
  • A professional team with a can do attitude.

Specialist Services

Nicholls Water Transport

Water Transport

Moving large quantities of imported and exported water cost-effectively and efficiently requires a flexible attitude, plus the ability to develop tailor-made transport solutions.

  • Specialists in transporting bottled water products.
  • Our satellite depots in Birmingham, Leicestershire and Derbyshire maximises our efficiency and minimises our chances of running empty.
  • Raw materials and waste collection service.
Nicholls Paper Transport

Paper Transport

Paper transport has been a specialism of ours for over 25 years. It is still a significant part our business.

  • Experts in paper distribution for over 25 years.
  • Our trailers are equipped to carry and transport pallets and reels.
  • Our drivers are well trained with full awareness of paper transport issues.
Nicholls ADR Transport

ADR Transport

We provide and offer a first class service for handling and carrying dangerous goods.

Our staff are knowledgeable and friendly. Our dangerous goods safety advisor (DGSA) is on call 24/7 enabling us to carry goods safely and securely any time during a 24hr period.

Nicholls Water Transport

Walking Floor Transport

Moving recyclable waste to and from recycling plants has long been a Nicholls peciality. Our walking floor trailers hauled by gas powered units makes our specialist recycling serviceas amoungst the greenest in the country.

Nicholls ADR Transport

Fast Moving Consumer Goods

We are experts in delivering FMCG to local RDCs.

Stordenso logo
Nestle Waters logo
Continentale nutrition logo
Ineos Styrenics logo
ATA Timber logo
Rowlinson Timber Limited logo
P&O Ferrymasters logo
Knauf logo
C&D Foods logo

Get in touch

E H Nicholls Jnr Ltd
Sittingbourne Logistics Park
Swale Way
ME10 2FF

Tel: +44(0) 1795 421777

Fax: +44(0) 1795 420366

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