explore our history


1983

Trailer Freight was established in 1983 as Trailer Freight Midlands Ltd with 2 employees operating from a 5000 sq.ft warehouse and using sub-contract transport.


1985

Moved to a 10000 sq.ft warehouse employing 7 people and operating own transport.


1990

Started offering Worldwide International Forwarding services via Air, Road and Sea Freight modes with experienced multi-modal staff and now employing 10 people.


1995

Trailer Freight Midlands changed identity to Trailer Freight International Ltd to reflect the integrated nature of the business and partnership with several European operators.


2000

Opened an office in Belfast.


2007

Took over an additional 10000 sq.ft warehouse space to offer storage/order picking and stock control facilities for established clients and now employing 15 people.


2014

Trailer Freight International were acquired by Express Distribution Services LtdĀ  who are based in Northern Ireland and wished to expand their operation to include a base on the mainland.

Over the years we have handled many different kinds of cargo, ranging from cartons and standard palletized traffic to project forwarding.

Our transport was integral with the construction of the Smokeless Fuel plant in Foynes, County Limerick, which involved shipping many abnormal loads from the UK to site in 1990.

We were engaged by Mowlem Construction when they were involved with the Dublin Port Tunnel project and shipped materials to site between 2002 and 2006.

We were involved with shipping material to site for the construction of the Mizen Head Bridge in County Cork in 2009. We have also shipped many giant Lego Statues such as the one in the photo which is made up of 75,000 Lego bricks !

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