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Richard King Haulage Ltd

Richard King Haulage was formed on the 12th of December 1989 and became a Limited company in 2002 and now operates with 18 vehicles.

From their office that is based in Chorley, Lancashire the company is engaged in a variety of work form the two site they operate, one in Manchester and the other in Preston, the type of work carried out consists of container transport, chilled & frozen deliveries and traction only shift for various distribution centres. The first wagon purchased was in 1989, a Scania 143 which the company still owns, and is now in the process of getting restored.

Richard King Haulage only purchases new trucks and their current fleet consists of 13 Scania’s, 4 Volvo’s and 1 Mercedes, the oldest running truck being a 2011 R-series 620 Scania. To suit their diverse range of contracts, the company has a mixture of trailers including fridge’s and skeletal’s.

The three pictures below show two pictures of the first wagon on the fleet in 1989 to one of the latest wagons from 2016.

Richard King Haulage Ltd

Has been serving the Lancashire community since 1998. We specialize in containers movements from most UK ports to anywhere in the UK, refrigerated transport mainly from the northwest but are always looking for new opportunities and also traction only shifts to anywhere from the northwest, we offer quality and reliable service you can count on. In addition, our friendly and professional staff is here to answer any questions you may have about our company or our services.

If you have a question related to any of our services don’t hesitate to contact us.


Our Values


At Richard King Haulage Ltd, you receive the kind of quality and service you expect from a leader. Our company is always evolving as the needs or our customers change and as new opportunities are created in the market. You can rest assured that, working with Richard King Haulage Ltd, you will enjoy the best service available.

Customer Relations:

At Richard King Haulage Ltd, our highest priority is satisfied customers. You are important to us and you can expect us to go the extra mile for your business. Superior customer service is the hallmark of Richard King Haulage Ltd. We are proud to serve you and work hard to earn your business. All our vehicles are fitted with trackers and mobile communications which help us to keep you informed of any issues that might arise.