Major industry sectors serviced: Construction, Energy, Industrial, Retail, eCommerce, Government & Defence, and Events.

  • Privately owned / Profits reinvested / Accessible Leadership 
  • A depth of large transportation project experience 
  • Largest Flat-Bed operator in the UK
  • Growing challenger in the Logistics / Tautliner operating sector
  • 5 depots across the UK; Rochester (Head office), Manchester, Woodville, Hatfield and Gatwick with plans for further network growth
  • Business mind-set is ‘can-do’ integrated with significant 3PL Logistics experience and approach
  • We understand the challenges and needs to support many sector supply chains
  • Developing business consultancy in key sectors

We are FORS Gold accredited across our business with a high degree of focus on customer service, safety and security.

From Single Pallet distribution to 150 Tonne abnormal load movements, we can support your business requirements. 

Feel free to explore our service portfolio for further information and to contact one of our transport experts.

Culture & Background

Here at Swain our business culture is built around family values of integrity and reliability forged through strong customer service and sustainable investment built up over many years. This is supported by new, fresh thinking and processes that have developed with senior personnel joining from wider Logistics and Industrial backgrounds. This provides for a formidable combination that is able to understand clients businesses, the Logistical challenges, and deliver the solutions to overcome them.

Since its foundation in 1918, five generations of Swains have built a company, with a proven track record, which constantly seeks to provide the best possible transport service. 

Expansion has come through organic growth, our reputation, client recommendations and through careful investment in acquisition. Proof of a dynamic and forward looking culture. We have the clear ambition to be successful throughout the next Century and beyond. 2016 revenues topped £66M with plans to achieve £100M in profitable and sustainable growth in diverse markets before 2020.

The Swain Group has been selected for many of the industry's most challenging infrastructure tasks such as the Heathrow's Terminal 5,  Wembley Stadium , and the London 2012 Olympics. Tunnelling projects have become a specialism having supported significant segment supply chains for Eurotunnel, Network Rail, Lee Tunnel and Crossrail. Highly time sensitive supply chains developed to ensure seamless line-feed to the tunnel boring machine interface.

Confidence & Reassurance

With the longevity of the Swain Group our clients can have the confidence and reassurance that they are dealing with a company which has strong values, customer service and heritage to back-up the innovative forward thinking. We will respond quickly and efficiently to any demand.