Call us on 01595 694452



Our Orkney Depot is located in Kirkwall and handles all related traffic both north & south bound from Orkney. It includes a general haulage operation, warehousing and storage facilities.

Vehicles & Trailers available


  • Vans
  • Rigids – 7.5t, 18t & 30t
  • Curtain Siders
  • Tail Lift vehicles
  • Beavertails
  • 44t Tractor Units
  • 3t & 16t Forklifts
  • Tele Handlers
  • Escort Vehicles
  • Crane Trucks lifting capacity of up to 36 t/m with extended reach facilities


  • Flatbeds
  • Extending Flats
  • Step Frames
  • Extending Step Frames
  • Curtainsiders
  • Double Deck Curtains
  • Insuliners
  • Refrigerated Trailers
  • 120 cu yd Walking Floor Trailer
  • Bulk Tipping Trailers
  • Scrap Metal Bulker


Warehousing provided on request

External Storage / Laydown provided on request. We have more than one location available within Orkney.

Daily freight service to Scrabster Monday – Friday

(Saturday & Sunday by demand)

Daily freight service to Aberdeen Monday – Friday with certain days via Inverness so 2 day service

(Saturday & Sunday by demand)

Daily service to Shetland via Aberdeen Monday – Friday however can go direct if volumes permit

(Saturday & Sunday on request)

Daily service to Glasgow via Inverness or Aberdeen Monday – Friday (Saturday & Sunday on request)


Opening Times:  Monday– Friday 08:00 – 17:00

Saturday- 09:00 – 13:00

Sunday – By arrangement


Contact Details:  Northwards Ltd, Innovation Centre, Hatston Pier Road, Crowness Business Park, Kirkwall, Orkney KW15 1ZL

Depot Manager: Michael Foubister


T: 01856 873030

F: 01856 873051