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Sharp. Fast. Reliable logistic solutions to help you move any type and size of cargo.
Experienced staff to provide help and advise on the best way forward for your freight.
Efficient planning, implementation and controlling procedures in place for the safe and effective transportation of your goods.
Connecting the North of Scotland with global transport links throughout the rest of the UK, Europe and beyond.

About Us

Northwards Ltd was formed in January 2002 after a management buyout from P&O Scottish Ferries Ltd of their freight, haulage and maintenance operations in and between Aberdeen, Orkney and Shetland.
Northwards has gone from strength to strength over the years with rapid cargo volume growth and continued geographical expansion.
In January 2011, Sea-Cargo Aberdeen Ltd became majority shareholders in the company, providing added expertise and transport links in to Scandinavia.
Northwards now currently operate out of depots in Shetland, Orkney, Aberdeen, Inverness, Scrabster and Glasgow.
Through strategic and focused growth we are connecting our customers with transport services historically unavailable or cost-inhibitive. Our aim is to create modern, focused and forward thinking logistic solutions.

SERVICES

At Northwards our ultimate priority is providing our customers with the most efficient and reliable service to suit all transport requirements.
We listen to customer feedback and invest in new technologies that will make tangible and practical benefits for our customers.

  • Highly versatile, modern road vehicles
  • Real-time tracking is in place on all our vehicles
  • Scanned PODs emailed on a daily basis
  • State-of-the-art voice and data communications
  • Security cameras installed at all depots

Through our Freight, Haulage and Distribution services, we aim to create cost effective innovative solutions for all our customer requirements.

Contact Us

Email: info@northwardsltd.co.uk

Shetland

Tel: 01595 694452

Orkney

Tel: 01856 873030

Aberdeen

Tel: 01224 213215

Inverness

Tel: 01463 233299

Scrabster

Tel: 01847 892052

Glasgow

Tel: 01236 728108

Careers

Join our Team

At Northwards, we have a dedicated team across all our depots providing top quality service to our customers.
We pride ourselves on our experienced and enthusiastic staff.

Please see current vacancies below.


  • HGV (Class 1) Driver – Inverness Depot

    July 30, 2020

    Northwards require an experienced HGV Class 1 (C+E) Driver at our Inverness Depot. This is a varied position which includes local as well as distance driving throughout Scotland. Northwards are looking for an experienced driver with good customer service skills and good geographical knowledge to undertake collection and delivery of a variety of goods. Applicants […]


  • HGV (Class 2) Driver – Orkney Depot

    July 30, 2020

    With a chance to work in a busy, challenging environment, Northwards are looking for an experienced HGV Class 2 Driver. This permanent position requires the safe and efficient delivery and collection of goods of various sizes all over the Orkney Isles. The successful applicant will be working closely with customers on a daily basis so […]


  • News

  • NORTHWARDS MOVE TO CREATE NEW JOBS IN INVERNESS

    November 26, 2020

    Northwards is moving to a new depot in Inverness which will more than double its warehouse space.


  • SHETLAND FREIGHT OPERATOR SUPPORTING STAFF THROUGH BUSINESS MANAGEMENT DEGREES AS PLATFORM FOR GROWTH

    November 9, 2020

    Shetland-based freight, haulage and maintenance operator Northwards is supporting two members of its team – one based in Cumbernauld and one in Lerwick – through a four-year business management degree as part of its ambitious growth strategy which has the development of its people as one of its foundations. Freight operator and administrator Lauren Duncan […]


  • NORTHWARDS SUPPORTS ORKNEY FOOD BANK

    October 19, 2020

    Northwards has made a £750 donation to Orkney Food Bank.