Powder Road Tankers

Abbey Logistics is one of the UK’s leading bulk powder transport provider and operates the UK’s largest fleet of bulk food powder road tankers.  Offering unrivalled flexibility, short lead times and enhanced customer service. Our fleet includes bulk silo tanks, vacuum tanks, urban delivery tanks and tipping tanks. Operating across the country and in Northern Europe, we can provide leading levels of coverage for our customers.

Our customers include major manufacturers in a diverse range of sectors, including food, plastic powders, minerals, construction and non-hazardous chemicals. These sectors are diverse and operate in different markets but they all require the same high standards of customer service, safety, compliance and flexibility that Abbey Logistics can provide.

Our modern fleet incorporates the latest technology to increase safety, compliance and service and also to save weight to provide maximised payloads for a variety of different products. All vehicles are fitted with the latest telematics and transport management technology enabling vehicle and load track and trace, which facilitates optimal scheduling and forecasting.

Our expertise in the bulk transport of dry products and powders includes:

  • More than 220 powder tankers
  • Fleet includes a wide range of capacities and configurations and trailers can be specified to suit customer requirements
  • Bulk tipping silos – full range of cubic capacity
  • Non-tipping tankers – full range of cubic capacity
  • Urban delivery vehicles
  • Nationwide silo evacuation services (vacuum evacuation silos)
  • Multi modal transport – fleet of 40 foot and 20 foot ISO tank containers
  • Highly trained and professional drivers
  • Single and multi-compartment tankers

Products we transport include, but is not limited to:

  • Sugars
  • Salts
  • Flour
  • Animal feed
  • Cement
  • Sand
  • Clays
  • Plastics
  • Carbonates
  • Minerals
  • ECPR
  • Fertilisers
  • APCR
  • Road Fibre
  • Paper Fibre
  • Sodium carbonate (soda ash)
  • Sodium bicarbonate
Intermodal Services

Abbey provides multimodal transport solutions for the shipment of bulk food liquids and powders throughout the UK and Europe with our fleet of 20 foot and 40 foot ISO tank containers.

Our tanks have various specifications to suit a variety of products including pressurised, heated, refrigerated and insulated ISO tanks, and through our highly experienced technical team, we can tailor our ISO tanks to suit our customers’ requirements.

We offer driver accompanied and unaccompanied deliveries and operate between the UK and Northern Europe, utilising the experience and expertise we have gained through more than 25 years of food grade bulk logistics we now apply this knowledge to our intermodal ISO tank fleet operations.

Our commitment to providing safe, environmentally friendly transportation of food grade bulk liquids and powders is supported up by our ISO9001, CDI and SQAS accreditations.

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