Many Years Of Experience

Established over forty-five years ago, J.B. Rawcliffe & Sons Ltd is a leading transport company within the UK providing a professional service, covering all aspects of transport and heavy haulage.

JB Rawcliffe & Sons Ltd

With more than 45 years’ experience in the heavy haulage industry, you can depend on JB Rawcliffe & Sons Ltd to transport your load safely to its destination. Using our skill and expertise we deliver heavy cargo on time, every time!

Operating from our base in Skelmersdale, we guarantee a hassle-free experience for all customers – with a fantastic reputation for heavy haulage across the UK, and internationally.

Heavy Haulage Services

As experts in heavy haulage in the UK, we are dedicated to providing a bespoke solution for awkward, cumbersome loads. Our team can overcome all challenges – such as access restrictions, congestion and tight deadlines – providing a flexible, economical solution for every customer.

We pride ourselves on offering a first-class service, specialising in:

  • abnormal loads
  • cargo handling
  • machinery handling
  • vehicle accident salvage and recovery
  • transformer installation and removal
  • jacking, skidding and rigging

Heavy Haulage systems

Here at JB Rawcliffe, we have an extensive fleet at our disposal, ranging from HIAB cranes and hydraulic gantry lift systems to strand jack systems and self-propelled modular transporters. We are constantly investing in the latest equipment and technology to meet the increasing demand for heavy haulage in the UK. Our systems simplify the process of removal and installation and our professionals ensure that all machines are operated correctly, in the safest way possible – eliminating the risk of accidents and injuries.

Our heavy transport fleet has been used to complete numerous projects in the UK, and internationally as part of a joint-venture in Kenya. Find out more in our case studies.

If you’d like to know more about the heavy haulage services and systems we supply at JB Rawcliffe, get in touch with us on 01695 737 880 or email

Read More
JB Rawcliffe Moving Train
Abnormal Load Transport Facility
HIAB Crane Hire Services - JB Rawcliffe
Heavy Haulage Transport Facility - JB Rawcliffe & Sons Ltd

Heavy haulage is used to transport huge pieces of equipment and machinery. We provide specialist haulage equipment and trained operators for peace of mind –  making sure items are moved quickly and safely. The team at JB Rawcliffe & Sons Ltd carefully plan and execute logistics to ensure efficiency and safety.

Established more than 50 years ago, we are leading providers of heavy haulage and ensure goods are handled correctly. We provide an extensive range of heavy haulage trucks that are suitable for carrying complex freights and single loads. We also provide escort vehicles and assess the best routes for haulage vehicles to take.

Our heavy haulage services are great for transporting, installing and handling heavy items that are large, bulky or unusually shaped. We can carry loads that are too large to fit on standard vehicles or transporters, including generators, turbines, cooling towers and industrial machinery.

JB Rawcliffe & Sons Ltd Services

  • Heavy Haulage Company
  • Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme
  • Heavy Transport Association - JB Rawcliffe
  • Road Haulage Association Services
  • UVDB Verify - Empowered by Achilles
Get In Touch