International Transport

Bowker led the way into Europe in 1961 and remain a major provider of international transport services carrying a wide range of goods to and from most destinations in Europe.

Bowker have Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status which is recognised globally - acknowledging Bowker’s procedures as well as customs controls are fully compliant and efficient. AEO status demonstrates good International practice and that a hauliers role within the international logistics supply chain is safe and secure. Visit their website to find out more. To read more about Bowker’s compliance and accreditations click here.
Bowker’s international fleet consists of the very best equipment on the market. Our Krone trailers are built to ‘XL’ standard which ensures the vehicle is fit for purpose when distributing large hazardous and non hazardous consignments throughout Europe, due to it’s increased loading capacity and securing equipment. Our relationship with KRONE stems back 15 years and you can read more about the advantages of using KRONE trailers for your international consignments here.
Bowker have assembled a team of experts who manage deep sea shipments on behalf of customers. The specialist team has a wealth of industry knowledge and offer exceptional customer care.
Sea freight is often a more economic method of transportation compared to air freight – find out which of the two transit methods is more suited to your consignment.
Perfect for time sensitive shipments, Air Freight can be an effective mode of transport for both Hazardous and non Hazardous goods. The team at Bowker can look after the whole process and can offer either an Air port to Air port service or a depot to depot service.

As a flexible alternative to Sea Freight, Air Freight can often prove to be an effective method of distribution. Compare the two methods here and receive a quote with no obligation to move forward today.
Bowker’s vehicles are satellite tracked meaning we can provide accurate ETAs and updates to our customers. This technology also enable us to plan ahead effectively, selecting the most efficient routes and avoiding unnecessary delays. Read more about Bowker’s technology and how it can help your business.

With unrivalled knowledge and expertise gained over 50 years of experience of providing the industry with innovative and cost effective transport solutions, Bowker continue to be one of the UK's leading European carriers offering a fast, efficient service to all destinations.
Our International fleet consists of high cube roadtrain combinations, mega trailers and 13.60mt Euroliners. The latest additions to our trailer fleet are all 'XL' specification, with increased load securing equipment
Daily collections and departures to Europe means we can provide flexible groupage, part Load and full load transport services. Worldwide delivery from 1kg to full trailer loads.
With a network of International Warehousing partners, Bowker can source and manage European Storage for companies both large and small with hazardous or non hazardous goods. If you do have an international warehouse requirement contact the Bowker team and we will advise you of how to get started.
Our vehicles are fully equipped to carry hazardous and non hazardous goods. Our drivers are trained beyond statutory requirements to ensure goods are carried safely and securely.
We provide customers access to an online job input portal, meaning you can input jobs directly onto our system.
View real time online Proof Of Delivery (PODs) using the same portal. This autonomy improves efficiency by allowing customers to book and view
Bowker provide temperature controlled solutions for international transport. We can provide chilled, frozen and ambient solutions for an array of goods. Modern temperature recording equipment ensure temperature precision, from -30 to +30 degrees.
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