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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

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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 (C+E CLASS 1) DRIVER – ABERDEEN DEPOT

    September 8, 2016

    Northwards are currently looking for a full-time HGV driver to be based at our Aberdeen depot. This position opens up the chance to working in a busy and varied environment, involved in driving within all sectors of our business. The successful applicant will be working closely with customers on a daily basis so good communication […]


  • LGV (C CLASS 2) DRIVER – ABERDEEN DEPOT

    September 8, 2016

    Northwards are currently looking for a full-time LGV Class 2 driver to be based at our Aberdeen depot. This position opens up the chance to working in a busy and varied environment, driving to various locations throughout Aberdeenshire and surrounding areas. The successful applicant will be working closely with customers on a daily basis so […]


  • Warehouse Supervisor – Inverness

    September 8, 2016

    A position has arisen at our Inverness Depot for a Warehouse Supervisor. Working closely with the Depot Manager, you will assist in the daily operations of a busy transport depot. Ensuring vehicles are safely and efficiently loaded/unloaded and deliveries are out in a timely and well-organized manner. The main duties include: Warehouse housekeeping Forklift driving […]


  • News

  • Northwards Receives Gold Award

    December 2, 2015

    Northwards has received recognition from the United Pallet Network (UPN) with a Gold Award for our service excellence over the past year. This award highlights the hard work of our staff at Northwards Aberdeen Depot and our continuing progress in maintaining a high level of service to all our customers. UPN is a pallet network […]


  • New website

    October 1, 2015

    Our new look website is live! It’s bright and bold and outlines our services, where we’re located, as well as showcasing many of our new vehicles. We’ve also introduced a handy Fast Delivery Service form, which will help simplify the process of buying items on the mainland and getting them shipped up to the isles. […]