International Road 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.

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International Haulage

In 2021, we celebrated 60 years of International Transport. Bowker have assembled a dedicated team of professionals with a wealth of knowledge to assist with your European imports and exports.

With extensive 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 13.6m Euroliners. With daily departures we can provide flexible groupage, part load and full load transport services.

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Our international transport highlights

  • Daily departures to Europe
  • Solutions from 1kg to full trailer loads
  • Temperature-controlled services
  • Temperature controlled services
  • Hazardous and ADR services
  • End-to-end traceability
  • Customs clearance teams
  • Express/time-critical solutions
  • Authorised Economic Operator

Delivery throughout Europe and beyond

Distributors and manufacturers throughout the UK from a variety of industries rely on Bowker’s European haulage services. From food distributors with ambient full load requirements to pharmaceutical manufacturers with temperature controlled, timed deliveries, Bowker have a solution for all.

Belgian Import/Export Dutch Import/Export Italian Import/Export Deep Sea & Air Freight
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International Haulier of the Year

A reliable service managed by teams of industry experts

Award-winning International Service.

The ‘European Haulier of the Year’ award was presented to the Bowker for maintaining and strengthening its European service despite the unprecedented challenges the industry has faced in 2021, a real testament to all the hard work and commitment of our international teams.

Authorised Economic Operator

Bowker have Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status which is recognised globally - acknowledging Bowker’s procedures and fully complaint customs controls. AEO status demonstrates good International practice and that a haulier’s role within the international logistics supply chain is safe and secure.

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