Packaging and Delivery

PACKAGING

Fast Delivery vanWe have a wide range of packaging and delivery methods available and all are designed with plant quality in mind to ensure that your delivery arrives in excellent condition, on time - every time.

Our delivery service extends to all of the UK and Europe.

The list of options below is only a selection of our most commonly requested methods and bespoke solutions are our speciality.

Contact our sales team to discuss your requirements and we will find a solution to suit you.

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  1. Small Orders (typically less than 1,000 units)
  2. Medium Orders (typically between 1,000 and 5,000 units)
  3. Large Orders (typically over 5,000 units)
  4. Self Unloading Delivery Vehicles
  5. Export

Small Orders (typically less than 1,000 units)

Small orders boxThese type of orders are sent via a nationwide parcel carrier service. Trees are packed in boxes (of various sizes depending on the size of the order) and other products such as treeshelters, stakes etc are packed into bundles. An address with a full postcode is required for this service.

At the time of ordering we will provide you with a ‘week commencing date’ and we will then notify you once your order has been despatched. Once despatched, delivery times to the UK Mainland are typically within 48 hours and remote areas/offshore locations are normally within 5 days.

You can provide us with additional instructions such as ‘leave with neighbour’ etc. but our parcel carriers are unable to telephone on the day of delivery to provide an estimated time of arrival.

Our carrier will normally use a van or a 7.5 ton rigid vehicle to deliver.


Medium Orders (typically between 1,000 and 5,000 units)

Medium Orders LorryThese type of orders are normally sent via a nationwide haulage contractor. Trees are normally packed lying flat in pallet boxes and treeshelters, stakes etc are packed on pallets for easy handling.

An address with a postcode is helpful but we can also deliver to non postcoded addresses if a map or accurate directions are provided.

At the time of ordering we will provide you with a ‘week commencing date’ and our despatch team will then make contact with you to book in the delivery.

If no forklift is available then the pallet will be lowered to ground level using a hydraulic tail lift. If an area of flat, concrete or very well compacted surface is available then the pallet will be manoeuvred by means of a manual pallet truck. Our despatch team will discuss alternative packaging methods with you to facilitate handballing the delivery if no hard standing is available.

Our haulier will typically use an 18 ton rigid vehicle which has a height of approx 4mtr x 2.5m width x 9mtr length.


Large Orders (typically over 5,000 units)

Lorry for delivering large ordersThese type of orders are normally sent via a nationwide haulage contractor. Trees are normally packed lying flat in pallet boxes or standing upright on metal racks/stillages. Stakes are packed on pallets and treeshelters are either packed on pallets or as loose bundles.

An address with a postcode is helpful but we can also deliver to non postcoded addresses if a map or accurate directions are provided.

At the time of ordering we will provide you with a ‘week commencing date’ and our despatch team will then make contact with you to book in the delivery.

If no forklift is available then the pallets will be lowered to ground level using a hydraulic tail lift. If an area of flat, concrete or very well compacted surface is available then the pallet will be manoeuvred by means of a manual pallet truck. Alternatively, we can organise for the vehicle to be equipped with a forklift to facilitate unloading of the pallets (a small cost supplement may be applicable – contact us for more details).

Our haulier will typically use a 44 ton articulated vehicle which has a height of approx 4mtr x 2.5m width x 16 mtr length.


Additional Services

Self Unloading DeliverySelf Unloading Delivery Vehicles

Our self unloading delivery vehicles are equipped with a vehicle mounted forklift which is an ideal solution where on-site unloading facilities do not exist or to avoid the cost of short term forklift rental.

The prefect answer where loading facilities do not exist or avoid the cost of short term forklift rental with a flexible, portable delivery service direct. A small cost supplement may be applicable—contact us for more details.

Export

We have excellent transport links to all European countries and we can take care of all the relevant paperwork. Visit our Export page for more information.

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