• Temperature Controlled Transport

    Specialists in temperature controlled transportation, with a large fleet of modern vehicles fitted with the very latest satellite tracking systems.

  • 35 Years Experience Behind the wheels

    David Baarda Ltd is a family owned refrigerated transport company, with over 35 years experience delivering horticultural produce around the UK.

  • BRC & RHA certified

    Long standing partners of the road haulage association (RHA) and BRC Global standard for storage and distribution

Transport Services


Select your preferred haulage solution below to find out more about the different services we can offer your business, or give us a call, we’d love to chat with you about how we can improve your current logistical set up. We specialize in temperature controlled distribution, but we also deliver haulage solutions for our customers who require high value transportation of products, cross docking services, contract high and sub contracting, delivery of pharmaceutical products and even warehousing solutions.

Temperature Controlled

We specialise in temperature-controlled transport services and our refrigeration fleet of modern, well-presented vehicles are available to deliver anywhere in the UK.

Cross Docking

Cross Docking is a logistics process of unloading goods from a supplier and loading those goods directly into one of our trailers to be delivered to the end destination.

High Value Transport

Shipments with high value and high risk of theft, accredited safety standards to monitor and control goods from the moment they leave you to reaching their destination


We can provide storage, pick and pack, fulfilment and distribution services. These services also include cross docking, compliance inspection and product reworks.

Contract Hire

We work in partnership with hundreds of suppliers, offering contract transport of goods and providing fast reliable logistical solutions servicing the UK and Europe.


We are experts in providing unique pharmaceutical logistics solutions for temperature sensitive pharmaceutical products. Give us a call more information.

About Us

David Baarda Ltd is a family owned refrigerated transport company, with over 35 years experience delivering horticultural produce around the UK. Our 44 tonne Euro 5/6 trucks with twin evaporator trailers allow us to transport produce with up to two varying temperature variants and deliver a range of frozen, chilled and ambient products to multiple retailers regional distribution centres. Focused on providing an efficient, cost effective service to our customers we understand our customer’s needs and requirements….

  • 35 Years Experience behind the wheel

    Our many satisfied customers benefit from decades of our experience, be rest assured you are in the hands of the industries leading transport supplier, we are miles ahead of the others (excuse the pun)!

  • Live GPS Tracking

    Need to know where your goods are? No problem, our live latest technology GPS tracking devices are fitted to each of our high specification trucks. Allowing us to keep you informed of your delivery, from the moment it leaves you to reaching its destination.

  • Instant POD’s

    We have invested in technology which allows us to instantly issue proof of deliveries, ensuring that you know when exactly your goods arrived, and who signed for them.

  • BRC & RHA Certified

    We are proud to be associated and accredited by the following partners: BRC – Storage and Distribution accreditation RHA – Road Haulage Association Members

Haulage Facts! Did you know….

Between 2014 and 2015, the amount of goods lifted by GB registered heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) operating in the UK increased by 11 per cent to 1.65 billion tonnes.

Over the same period, the amount of goods moved increased by 12 per cent to 152 billion tonne kilometres and the distance travelled by HGVs in the UK increased by 9 per cent to 18.4 billion vehicle kilometres.

The distance travelled by all HGVs in the UK increased by 9 per cent to 18.4 billion vehicle kilometres in 2015.

In 2014 and 2015, road freight continued to be the main method of transporting freight across the UK and Europe, with almost three in every four tonne kilometres of goods moved by road than by rail or water. 136 billion toone by road, compared to 22 billion tonne by rail, and 27 billion tonne by water.