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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 (Class 1) Driver – ORKNEY DEPOT

    July 4, 2017

    A position has arisen for a full-time HGV driver in our Orkney Depot. The position opens up a chance to work in a challenging, busy environment, working in the oil and gas, aquamarine, renewable and general haulage sectors. The successful applicant will be working closely with customers on a daily basis so good communication skills […]


  • HGV MECHANIC – LERWICK WORKSHOP

    June 12, 2017

    Permanent full-time HGV Mechanic position. Reporting directly to the Transport Manager, the HGV mechanic will join a successful team at our Lerwick Workshop. Key Jobs and Responsibilities Carrying out service, maintenance and repairs of Northwards’ mixed fleet HGVs Providing quality assurance inspections of Northwards’ vehicles and trailers Liaising with workshop administration office Dealing with customers […]


  • HGV (CLASS I) DRIVER – LERWICK DEPOT

    June 12, 2017

    Northwards Ltd are currently looking for A full-time Class 1 driver within Shetland to work in our busy Lerwick Depot. This position opens up the chance to work in a challenging, busy environment, working mainly in the oil and gas and aquamarine sectors. The successful applicant will be working closely with customers on a daily […]


  • WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE – INVERNESS DEPOT

    June 7, 2017

    Northwards are looking for an experienced warehouse operative to work in our busy warehouse and distribution operation at our Inverness Depot. Duties and responsibilities include loading and unloading trailers, receiving goods in to depot, checking off manifests and ensuring a safe and clean environment within the warehouse at all times. Skills and Experience essential: Forklift […]


  • DEPOT MANAGER INVERNESS VACANCY

    May 29, 2017

    Northwards Ltd are seeking a motivated Depot Manager to join their successful team at the depot in Inverness The Depot Manager will manage all activity in the Inverness Depot to ensure the fleet is optimised, cost efficient and compliant with all transport health and safety regulatory standards. Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the ideal […]


  • News

  • Northwards Exhibiting All Energy May 2017

    May 9, 2017

    We are exhibiting at the All Energy Exhibition at the SECC in Glasgow 10th – 11th May 2017. Our stand is part of Energy of Orkney ORK20. Come along and visit us  if you are attending this year. We look forward to seeing you there!  


  • NORTHWARDS RECEIVE MULTIPLE AWARDS

    November 21, 2016

    NORTHWARDS RECEIVES MULTIPLE AWARDS Northwards have had a successful weekend at the United Pallet Network (UPN) transport awards, where they received three awards for recognition of their contribution to the pallet network. The awards included Rural Haulier of the Year, Scottish & Irish Haulier of the Year and another Gold Award for the second year […]


  • 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 […]