Baxter Freight is working with carefully selected partners to ensure your business needs are always our number one priority.

Baxter Freight

A freight company with a difference.

At Baxter Freight we aim to bring a unique, thoroughly modern approach to delivering the correct freight solutions for  your business. We start by gaining a thorough understanding of your business needs. Once we have put together a suitable offer we'll seek to build a long term relationship based on mutual trust and benefit. We seek to serve our customers for the long haul.

We offer the following services:
European groupage: we have daily departures from the UK serving 70 depots across Europe benefitting from rapid transit times, market leading reliability and consignment tracking;
European full and part loads: we use our experience and relationships with specialist hauliers from the whole of Europe to offer the right equipment to move your freight from source to destination on time, every time.
UK domestic: we work with over 600 UK hauliers, local collection and delivery partners in each part of the UK and a major pallet network so we can offer competitive solutions for all your domestic freight needs. 
Overseas: we offer a full range of air and ocean freight services for consignments of every size, working with our specialist partners covering every destination.
Special deliveries: whether you require an express van, a wide load,  or other specialist equipment Baxter Freight have the experience and relationships to source the right solution for you.
Projects, exhibitions and events: we are experienced in managing major projects and the logistics for exhibitions and events.
Parcels and courier: our partnerships with major parcel and courier businesses enable us to manage competitive solutions for small shipments in the UK or abroad. 
Consultancy: let us undertake a full review of your supply chain using our expertise to recommend deliverable improvements to service and cost.
Our aim is to take on and beat all comers both on the service we offer and the price you pay. As a non-asset based company, with great partnerships covering all aspects of logistics, led by one of the most successful management teams in the UK freight industry, we are well placed to achieve this. We’d love to have the opportunity to prove ourselves to you.

Ian Baxter


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Peter Isler

Managing Director

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Steve Rafferty

Finance Director

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James Frost

Associate Director

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