Blackburn Haulage & Distribution

Next-day pallet delivery and award-winning haulage service covering Blackburn, East Lancashire and surrounding areas.

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Blackburn Pallet Delivery

Founded in Blackburn, W.H. Bowker has been collecting and delivering pallets in East Lancashire and surrounding areas since 1919. We’re proud of our heritage, a Blackburn-family business who have been helping local manufacturers & distributors with their transport and pallet distribution for over 104 years. Within that time, we have gained extensive experience and knowledge of the area and offer an exceptional service.

Bowker's Blackburn Haulage solutions

Through our extensive history working within the Blackburn area, we are able to adapt to meet our customers needs to ensure reliable and efficient distribution solutions.

  • Shareholders members of Palletline
  • From 1 pallet to full trailer loads
  • Founding members of Hazchem
  • Nationwide next-day delivery
  • Dedicated planning & customer service teams
  • Moffett Vehicles
  • Online tracking & portal
  • Tail lift vehicles
  • Timed deliveries
Proud shareholder members of The Palletline Network

Proud shareholder members of The Palletline Network

Bowker are shareholder members of Palletline, the UK's only member-owned network and the original palletised freight distribution company.

Palletline offers industry leading quality providing confidence that our customer's deliveries will be made on time and in full. Continuous innovation ensures our customers have a leading edge in today's challenging and competitive environment.

Palletline is the only pallet network to hold Amazon's preferred carrier status for inbound deliveries meaning we can deliver your pallets to Amazon quickly and efficiently.

Founding members of The Hazchem Network

Founding members of The Hazchem Network

As well as dedicated ADR transport services, Bowker are also founding members and the largest inputter into The Hazchem Network, the only pallet network dedicated to chemicals. Bowker’s membership allows for hazardous consignments to be distributed across the UK with maximum efficiency. Bowker are responsible for Hazchem's Blackburn's pallet collection and deliveries.

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Warehousing in the North West

Warehousing in the North West

Bowker have a range of warehousing facilities in Lancashire. In total, we offer over 1.5 million ft2 of racked and block storage managed by highly trained operators supported by industry-leading IT Systems.

  • Fully compliant
  • Pick & Pack
  • Online stock visibility
  • Added value services
  • Haz and non-haz solutions
Logistics driven by technology

Logistics driven by technology

With real-time data, end-to-end traceability and customisable reporting, Bowker’s Transport Management systems provide our customers with full transparency.

Our modern fleet of vehicles are equipped with the latest satellite technology which not only allows us to keep track of vehicle activity but also enables intelligent route planning saving valuable time and fuel. This efficiency is becoming increasingly critical when customers are assessing their environmental impact. Find out more about how Bowker are utilising technology to build a more sustainable operation.

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