Quayside was established in 1997 to meet the needs and requirements of the Fishing Industry in the Humber region. With the extension of our specialist frozen fleet, Quayside distribution has now grown into the UK's leading full load transporters of fresh and frozen goods. We offer a quality, reliable temperature controlled transport service nationwide into mainland Europe, and to many locations throughout the world.
Fresh and Chilled Transport Services
Quayside Distribution specialises in the transportation of temperature controlled products. With a rigorous cleaning regime and well designed trailers, Quayside can and does transport all types of products which require constant temperature control. With a network fleet of over 100 trailers the Quayside logo can be spotted on most routes in the UK, and as far afield as South West France, Germany, Belgium and Poland.
As perishable transport requires quick and accurate handling, Quayside staff are well used to reacting to the unexpected and pride itself in keeping customers informed at all times. Should they be required, Quayside can provide a log of temperature against journey to our customers.
Frozen Transport Services
Quayside Distribution offers a comprehensive service in frozen groupage and full loads across the length and breadth of the UK. With a young and enthusiastic transport team, the focus is on providing the customer a reliable and consistent service.
A dedicated fleet of trucks are despatched regularly from the cold store running on routes which services the whole of the UK, South West of England to the North East of Scotland. Working with our Irish partner, we can offer a service 3 times per week to Ireland.
Export and Import Services
Quayside Distributions export service is unsurpassed, despatching nightly to Boulogne Sur Mer and other main markets in Europe. The distribution in Europe is carried out by partners we have in countries including, France, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany and Italy. With our export office based in Scotland we have a small team who are dedicated to providing the best service in the industry. With an office manned 7 days a week, we ensure that the customer can always get in touch.
Quayside also offer an import service which allows producers of frozen vegetables and potato products to access the UK Distribution centres using the very best of equipment monitored and maintained by Quayside Distribution.
11,000 pallet capacity cold store with mobile racking, Quayside can offer the complete service. With a flexible approach modelled on the faster moving fresh side of the business, Quayside staff can handle order picking, handballing in and out and can release product quickly to customers when required. An online warehouse management system allows the customer to view their stock status anytime with stock movements updated within 5 minutes of real time.
Customers can also take advantage of the in-house state of the art test kitchen, readily accessible and perfect for sampling and testing of stored product straight from the freezer.
Satellite Tracking and Temperature Monitoring
Quayside Distribution's core business is the storage and movement of temperature controlled product, this requires a sophisticated system to monitor and review positioning and temperature of our assets. Quayside use the R:Com temperature management system by Bluetree Systems. This software which is installed on all Quayside's vehicles and trailers allows visibility of the entire fleet in real time.
Temperature and global positioning are just some of the features offered by the R:Com system, Quayside can also monitor the key aspects of the engine management system ensuring that the trucks are being driven in the most efficient and environmentally friendly manner possible and can review driver's performances.