UK coverage & logistics solutions

Expand your business reach to and from the United Kingdom

With more than 30 years’ experience in time critical logistics, Carousel is strategically positioned to offer fast and reliable movement of urgent parts and products – whether that’s to or from the UK.

With strategically located UK hubs and an extensive international network, including our European air linehauls, you can rely on Carousel to get your goods wherever they need to be – no matter what you’re moving, or where they’re located in UK or Europe.

For shipments between mainland Europe and the UK, goods can arrive as quickly as 12 hours from despatch. Our range of final mile options gives you the ultimate delivery flexibility which, combined with our expert teams and leading technology, provides round-the-clock visibility and supply chain efficiency in line with your time-critical requests.

At Carousel, we understand the complexities of shipping mission-critical products, even on tight schedule, especially in the post-Brexit era. Our no-compromise solutions however ensure that urgent goods are handled with care and are compliant with the latest customs clearance processes, ensuring we meet even the strictest of deadlines.

We aim to first work with you to improve service levels, enhancing your competitiveness, and then maintain the highest standard levels in line with your wider customer, brand or commercial objectives.
We take a systematic approach to provide the best solutions by designing the right formula to fit your requirements, connecting your business to your end customer with complete visibility and control over your logistics cycle, continuously adapting with your business for growth and scalability. Read more about our methodology here.

Our UK Logistics Coverage

As a core territory in the European market, the UK may represent a challenge to some organisations, and success in this area will significantly depend on the flexibility and experience offered by your logistics provider.

Carousel’s clients benefit from an extensive network and full-service portfolio, which includes domestic same-day and next-day deliveries, reverse logistics, warehousing and flexible final mile options, guaranteeing the successful fulfilment of spare parts, equipment and products day after day.

You can choose from a wide range of specialist services, or take advantage from an end-to-end solution that includes everything from warehousing to stress-free custom brokerage services.

Our network comprises of result-driven features such as later European cut-offs for collections and fast By:Night deliveries, which means we can offer you the agility and reliability you need to turbo-charge your logistics. With our vast range of options on offer, we can also adapt our solution at any time, giving you further flexibility as circumstances change.

Key air linehauls between the UK, Ireland, Germany, The Netherlands and more

Carousel’s owned air fleet and charter services run nightly on an optimised range of fixed routes, securing dependable operations for your shipments whilst helping you improve efficiencies and stock management, ultimately reducing delays and losses.

Take a look below for a range of our daily scheduled flights to and from United Kingdom:

Connecting Birmingham to Frankfurt and Dublin, as one of the seven gateways we have across Europe, this route is managed by our specialist teams for the fastest possible freight handling. It features our own, cargo-only ATR 72 aircraft, capable of carrying 6,500kg and 65 CBM of freight every night (Monday to Friday).

Departure: FRA 20:40 – BHX 00:10
Arrival: BHX 21:40 – DUB 01:20

  • In:Night network
  • EV capabilities
  • Late collection
  • Self-handling
  • Screening
  • Dangerous goods
  • Integrator connections
  • In-house brokerage

Covering Dutch, Irish and British key territories, our Maastricht-Birmingham route aims for accurate and speedy handling to cover late collections and before breakfast deliveries. It features our own, cargo-only ATR 72 aircraft, capable of carrying 6,500kg and 65 CBM of freight every night (Monday to Friday).

Departure: MST 21:00 – BHX 00:10 – DUB 03:50
Arrival: BHX 21:30 – DUB 01:20 – MST 07:05

  • In:Night network
  • EV capabilities
  • Late collection
  • Self-handling
  • Screening
  • Dangerous goods
  • Integrator connections
  • In-house brokerage

UK final mile solution

We offer a comprehensive selection of solutions right across the UK to help you deliver on your customer promise. It’s just one of the ways we’ll help get your parts to your engineers/technicians, quicker and more conveniently than ever before. This means fewer wasted miles and more time spent providing excellent services to your end-customers.

For more resilience in your logistics strategy, and to ensure your shipments reach their destination when time matters the most, you can choose between the following options:

  • PUDO
  • To hospital
  • Direct to site
  • In boot
  • To dealer
  • To locker

Ready to implement a flexible solution made to meet your demand in the United Kingdom?

Unlock new business opportunities and optimise your performance efficiency in the British territory, connect with one of our experts today.

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European Head Office
London +44 (0) 345 04 04 004
Gateway Centre,
Eurolink Industrial Estate,
Castle Road,
Sittingbourne, Kent
ME10 3RNRegional Head Offices
Birmingham +44 (0) 345 04 04 004
Unit 2, The Gateway,
Birmingham Cargo Airport,
Terminal Road,
Birmingham, West Midlands
B26 3QD

Unit 1, Canberra House,
Rowley Road,
Coventry, West Midlands