Complete Logistical Solutions

Thank you for showing an interest in our company. George H Kime & Co. Ltd. is a family owned business that has been established since 1930. Over the years we have gained many satisfied customers from sole traders to blue chip companies of which a lot of these have been with us over many decades. We have grown because of our commitment to providing an excellent service and subsequent trust from valued customers.

Founded by George Kime in the 1930’s, it was initially set up to provide a transport service for the local food partners. From this humble beginning the company has grown because of it’s commitment to proving an excellent service and subsequent trust from its valued clients. The company not only serves the fresh food industry but has expanded to encompass a wide spectrum of customers on an international field.

Our head office and large distribution centre, complete with two sunken load docks for ground level loading is based in Wrangle, nr. Boston in Lincolnshire. We also have an additional 15,000 sq. feet distribution centre in Lincoln.

Please contact us to discuss your needs and receive a fast quotation.


 


 


National and International Movers


UK DELIVERY

Our company has always offered a national distribution service second to none and guarantee next day delivery to most parts of the United Kingdom, whether it be temperature controlled or ambient. Wherever your load needs to be, you can rely on us to get it there safely, on time and secure.

INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY
Ki
mes’ have long embraced Europe which means that we can meet all your demands on a pan-European basis. Your traffic movements can be arranged to any part of Europe, both EC and non-EC. With a wealth of experience in overseas haulage we can supply a complete haulage solution.

Please contact us to discuss your delivery and receive a fast quotation. Call our team on 01205 870282

 


Complete Logistical Solutions


Storage


Kimes provide you with modern on site ambient and temperature controlled storage facilities with full supporting stock control and recording systems. Whether you require goods-in-transit storage or cost effective aggregation of part loads, Kimes have the solution. Our company is experienced in accepting containers or fridges from other parts of the world for de-stuffing and palletising to a required specification.

Kimes have a large warehousing and distribution facility at our head office site at Wrangle nr. Boston in Lincolnshire. We also have an additional 15,000 sq. feet warehouse at our second hub in Lincoln complete with two sunken load docks for ground level loading


 


Distribution and Traffic Management


To make sure your loads are delivered efficiently through the UK and Europe Kimes utilise a sophisticated computerised traffic management system. This system provides an efficient service, cuts costs and speeds up response times which means that you are provided with competitive prices and quick turn around. Specific software for the haulage sector is used to maximise all aspects of Kimes’ operation, maintaining our services as the benchmark of excellence. All Kimes’ staff are fully trained and conversant with this advanced technology. They are highly experienced and motivated to provide that all important personal point of contact.


The Pallet Network

We are a member of The Pallet Network operating in your local area. We offer overnight delivery services of palletised goods throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe. The Pallet Network is one of the UK’s leading palletised freight distribution networks, offering Next Day, Premium, Economy and Tail Lift services throughout the UK and Ireland as well as Europe and Scandinavia. The Pallet Network model is proven to be one of the most efficient forms of transport, reducing not only costs but carbon emissions as well – making TPN a cost effective and green solution to your freight distribution requirements.

TPN has an enviable network of nearly 100 of the best independent transport companies throughout the UK covering every postcode every day and offering a low cost, high quality distribution solution.

TPN UK SERVICES INCLUDE:
Timed deliveries • Next day delivery • Economy delivery
Reverse collections • Tail-lift capability

TPN INTERNATIONAL SERVICES:
TPN offers a wide range of European and Scandinavian transport services through their unique partnership with some of the biggest names in freight distribution, a truly pan-European network. TPN can offer both import and export services throughout Western and Eastern Europe as well as Scandinavia. TPN insists upon the same exacting standards of freight handling and customer service throughout Europe and Scandinavia, meaning you can be assured of a premium service, wherever the destination.

All goods are transported under RHA terms and conditions.


 

Pallet Type Definitions

Quarter Pallet

Maximum Footprint:
1.2m x 1.2m

Maximum Height:
0.6m (including pallet)

Maximum Weight:
250 Kilos (including pallet)

 

Half Pallet

Maximum Footprint:
1.2m x 1.2m

Maximum Height:
1.0m (including pallet)

Maximum Weight:
500 Kilos (including pallet)

 

Full Pallet

Maximum Footprint:
1.2m x 1.2m

Maximum Height:
2.2m (including pallet)

Maximum Weight:
1
250 Kilos (including pallet)

 

'Oversize pallets' applies to a pallet over 1.4 metres and up to 2.4 metres, of which Next Day and economy services can be applied.
Any pallet/pallets longer than 2.4 metres are classed as OUT of GAUGE and a next day service cannot be guaranteed.

The above dimensions are for guidance purposes. It is recognised and accepted that a level of tolerance up to 1.4m, length or width, but not both, should be permitted. However, it is the input depots responsibility to ensure accuracy of manifest.


NB: An inaccuracy in manifesting is NOT a valid reason for failing to deliver to service unless freight is Out of Gauge which invalidates the premium services.


A 1000Kg weight limit is applied to ALL TAILIFT DELIVERIES

For Fast & Efficient Delivery

Trust your load with us!


Our Fleet

George H Kime & Co. Ltd. operate a modern fleet consisting of 7.5 ton, 18 ton, and 26 ton curtain sided vehicles, 44 ton tractor units and 45ft curtain siders, double deckers and temperature controlled trailers. The appearance of Kimes’ trucks and trailers are both high on the agenda. Vehicles are maintained in the company’s distinct livery and attention to their presentation plays a very important part in the running of our business. The fleet is constantly being monitored and regularly upgraded. In doing so, you benefit from maximum pallet capacity, weight tolerance, temperature controlled and ambient service efficiency.

 

Our current fleet consists of the following:

 

Vehicles

• 3 x 500kg/1000kg small delivery vans

• 2 x 7.5 ton curtain sided vehicles and tailifts

• 4 x 18 ton curtain sided vehicles and tailifts

• 4 x 26 ton curtain sided vehicles and tailifts

32 x 44 ton tractor units


 

Trailers

• 7 x 52 pallet double deck trailers

• 3 x 26 pallet fridge trailers

• 2 x 44’ flat trailers

• 55 x 26 pallet curtain siders (some equipped with tailifts)

 

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