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Wooden Pallet, Shipping Cases & Crates

Strong Wooden Packing Crates & Cases Made To Order

Fast production of bespoke and standard wooden crates & cases will help you reduce transit times for those international and even U.K. shipments that require strong protective packaging.

Strong protective bespoke crates for large screen TV sets allow international shipment with minimal risk.

Defenda Crates can be produced quickly and supplied to clients across the U.K. We can also provide incredibly low prices on shipping your goods to almost any international destination. Call us on Coventry 02476 466000 for details

Strong TV wooden packing cases / crates

Bespoke shipping crates for TV sets and other valuable goods

Coventry Speedy Freight Service

Coventry Specialist Transport & Speedy Freight Service.

Defenda Transport & Logistics Ltd provide a specialist fast response & speedy freight solution to companies throughout Coventry & the Midlands region. So if you’re looking for a reliable Coventry haulage company or courier call us today.


Warehousing & full transport and logistics support from Defenda Transport & Logistics Ltd

Working in a wide range of industry sectors we have HGV & Light Haulage Vehicles available to handle almost any load. In addition to distributing goods on pallets for leading manufacturers, retailers & agricultural suppliers we also work closely with the automotive sector for both bulk distribution of palletised components on HGVs or time critical just in time (JIT) deliveries on one of our numerous smaller vans. We also specialise in discreet carriage of test & prototype vehicles on behalf of some of the world’s leading automotive designers.


EXPRESS EURO SERVICE — Same Day UK European Delivery or Collection

We offer a same day collection & delivery service to & from many Mainland European destinations — so if you need a crucial component or other goods in a hurry — this express European service may be just what you require. Less time sensitive shipments can benefit from our range of road network groupage options at highly competitive rates. Advice on capacity & what goods can benefit from our European transport services can be obtained by contacting us on Coventry 02476 466000 or email us.


Express Courier Services

Alongside our speedy freight service, we provide a UK & European Express Same Day Courier Service for important small packages & documents for: Accountants, Solicitors, Planners, Local Authorities, Local Education Authorities (LEA) & other Private Enterprises requiring reliable fast track deliveries.

Warehouse & Short Term or Long Term Storage in Coventry


For extra convenience we can store & distribute pallets, stillages & other goods on behalf of clients from one of our distribution centres.


To find out how Defenda Transport & Logistics can help improve the efficiency of your distribution, fast track courier & road haulage requirements contact a member of our team who will be delighted to help with any questions you might have about our courier & trucking services.


New Exhall Warehouse Improves Efficiency Of Defenda Transport & Logistic’s Leicester Couriers & Haulage Operations

Defenda Transport & Logistics have invested in a 20’000 square foot warehouse between Coventry & Leicester due to increasing numbers of customers from the Leicestershire area seeking their support in storing goods & transporting them around the UK.

The new unit which provides short term or long term pallet storage for clients also acts as a hub for dispatching goods to various locations across the UK, Europe & the rest of the world.


As one of the regions largest independent transport & logistics companies Defenda Transport are continuing to see huge increases in the number of clients requiring comprehensive storage & transport, whether that is a same day courier service, a same day pallet delivery option or bulk deliveries.


For customers in Leicester wishing to find out more about our full range of services for Leicester & Leicestershire call us on 024 76 466000 or visit



UK & International Christmas Parcels

International Parcels & Christmas Presents

LOW COST INTERNATIONAL & UK PARCELS – Next Day or Economy Services Available.


Low Cost UK & International Parcel Rates

Low Cost UK & International Parcel Rates

Whether you are sending parcels as part of your business or just wishing to send Christmas Presents to family or friends overseas or around the UK, why not call us for a low cost shipping option.

We can provide very competitive prices on next day delivery to many destinations worldwide.

Online Booking & Tracking Available. Call for details on 024 76 466000

Most destinations covered including: America (USA), Australia, India & many more.

New Vehicles Added To Corby & Wellingborough Couriers Fleet

Defenda Transport & logistics have added a range of new vehicles to its Wellingborough Couriers fleet, stationed in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. In addition it has also extended its HGV’s covering both Corby & Wellingborough.


Wellingborough & Corby Road Haulage, Transport & Courier Company DEFENDA TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS For A Complete Solution

Increasing demands on the existing vans & HGV’s of Corby & Wellingborough Couriers by companies in Wellingborough & Corby and other parts of Northamptonshire has meant that support vehicles from its Coventry base have often needed to be diverted to cover jobs on behalf of the Wellingborough satellite.


The addition of more micro vans, low loaders, luton tail lifts & 7.5t trucks is expected to relieve some of the pressure in the short term with further vehicles planned as part of an expansion of its Wellingborough & Corby courier, light haulage & HGV road haulage services.

Corby & Wellingborough Couriers & Transport Services Provide Fast, Reliable, Domestic & International Delivery Of Pallets & Loose Loads

If you are looking for transport & courier services in Corby, Wellingborough or other parts of Northampton visit Wellingborough Couriers

Defenda London Couriers

Booming Business Creates Need for Extra London Couriers Vehicles

Coventry based national light haulage company Defenda Transport & Logistics Ltd has launched a new website to support its vehicles which operate directly out of, or directly into London.

Defenda London Couriers vehicles increasing number of London based vehicles

Defenda London Couriers increase number of London based vehicles

With a huge increase in customers requiring goods transporting from London into the Midlands, The North of England & Scotland, or from those areas into the capital city, we are steadily increasing the number & type of vans we have permanently station in London to help clients achieve fast, efficient & economical delivery of their goods.


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Coventry Express Couriers for Parcels or Pallets


Defenda Transport & Express Couriers in Coventry can ensure that not only is it possible to have a small package delivered at lightning speed, but single or multiple pallets can also be delivered to UK Mainland addresses on the very same day.


The recent addition of five mixed vehicles further helps in providing the high speed service which is proving extremely helpful to numerous customers around the Coventry & Birmingham.


Just a few of the vehicles available for Express Delivery of customer's goods

Just a few of the vehicles available for Express Delivery of customer’s goods

“Our large fleet of vehicles means that whatever you need moving, it can be accommodated in a suitable vehicle from Micro Vans to Tail Lift Lutons, Curtain Siders or one of our spacious Low Loaders.


Working with a diverse group of businesses we are used to handling a wide range of products including: fragile stone products, machinery, parts for the automotive industry, valuable works of art and numerous other items besides.


We understand the importance of urgent deliveries which is why all Coventry Express Couriers for Parcels or Pallets service vehicles are GPS Tracked, so we can update clients on the progress of their shipment. In addition we obtain an electronic proof of delivery which is instantaneously forwarded to the sender upon delivery”.


To discuss your Express Courier needs for Coventry, Birmingham, Kenilworth, Leamington, Warwick, Nuneaton & Rugby please call us on 024 76 466000 or email


See also Pallet Delivery or Same Day

Van Rental in Coventry. Is rental of Lutons, Mercedes Sprinters or other vehicles with or without tail lifts the best option?

A professional transport solution could save you money & headaches – compared to Self-Drive Van Hire or a Man & Van Service.



When faced with the need to transport large, bulky & heavy items many businesses or members of the public rush to find a local self-drive vehicle rental company to move their items. But is van rental really the best way to go?


Here at DEFENDA Couriers we are increasingly being approached to carry goods by organisations & individuals who previously relied on hiring vans on a self-drive basis for non-standard deliveries; but have subsequently realised that there are many advantages to outsourcing the work completely to a transport & light haulage company. Often the price of short term hire of Luton tail lifts vans or even standard long wheel base sprinters is far higher than employing a company with a standing fleet such as us, to carry the goods to their destination. It also means that you or a member of your staff is not tied up for the day as a makeshift driver and can get on with other important day to day duties.


As a Coventry based nationwide transport & courier company, Defenda Couriers regularly have vehicles travelling from Coventry to most other parts of the UK and it may even be possible to carry a customer’s items as a part load to these destinations at a substantial discount.


To find out if Van Rental is really the right option for you or if a professional transport solution provides a better option, simply call us on Coventry 02476 466000 to discuss your requirements. One of our team will be happy to advise on the best way to ship your goods.


A simple phone call & we can normally have a vehicle on site within 30 minutes for customers in Coventry, Leamington, Kenilworth, Nuneaton, Rugby or Warwick and many other areas nearby.

Choosing the right shipping for artwork & valuable furniture

Shipping valuable & fragile artwork including: ceramics, framed paintings or other pictures?

When it comes to transporting works of art commercially or simply as gifts to family or friends, choosing the right carrier can be a daunting task for the seller or sender, as often the cheapest method is inherently the most risky.

Valuable works of art often benefit from dedicated vehicle delivery.

Valuable works of art often benefit from dedicated vehicle delivery.


Hub & spoke parcel networks such as those operated by all the main UK parcel carriers including: Parcel Force, TNT, FedEx, DHL, DPD, UPS, Yodel & Hermes offer low cost delivery – but to achieve it, short cuts are taken with the handling of their customers packages. Excessive manual handling of your item on and off numerous vehicles, combined with conveyor based sortation dramatically increases the risk of breaking goods in-transit; which is why ceramic & glass items are excluded from their standard or even their enhanced insurance schemes.


Whilst investing in good quality packaging can dramatically reduce damages (see DEFENDAPACK for a range of framed picture boxes & other protective packaging) it will be unlikely to eliminate them altogether. Therefore, when it comes to valuable works of art like paintings, porcelain or some antique furniture – a dedicated vehicle offers by far the safest method of transporting your goods to the intended recipient. This method removes much of the manual handling of your consignment & completely negates the need for any form of automated processing; your package being only loaded at the pick-up point and off-loaded at its destination. Obviously some priceless works like ‘Mona Lisa’ might need protecting by a battalion of elite troops during transit but I guess she doesn’t get about much these days, so her and her ilk are unlikely to be an issue to most shippers I suspect.


Our UK Groupage Service operates in much the same way but instead of having a vehicle of its own, your shipment will be accompanied by at least one other item. It can however help reduce your delivery costs significantly, so has a valuable role in helping you achieve a cost effective delivery to your clients.


Choosing the right shipping for artwork & valuable furniture

For information on our shipping for artwork, porcelain & valuable furniture or other light haulage & dedicated vehicle delivery services call us on Coventry 02476 466000 or email