High-Cube News

The High Cube Network recruits industry experts

  We have expanded our team with the recruitment of Neil Taylor as business development director as well as appointing Peter Surtees as chairman for the next 12 months. Neil Taylor has 30 years of industry experience and has been tasked with helping the two-year-old company continue its growth plans. From Sheffield originally, Neil spent his early career learning […]

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Peter Surtees appointed as chairman

We’re delighted to announce that Peter Surtees has taken up the role of High Cube Network chairman. Peter has worked with us since the beginning, sharing his insight and expertise to help the business hit the ground running and continue to evolve and grow over the last two years. In his new role, Peter will […]

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Investment in more HCN liveried trailers

We’re pleased to announce that there are more HCN liveried trailers and tractor units on our motorways: the latest is part of H Parkinson Haulage Group’s fleet of high cube vehicles, in Lancashire. It’s most likely to be spotted travelling on the M61 and M6, and like the rest of the fleet, has a personalised numberplate. […]

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Extended length trailer added to fleet

The first 30-pallet trailers in High Cube Network livery has been added to the HCN fleet. The 15.6m trailer is part of the government’s extended length trailer consultation. Mick Wilson, MD of HCN says: “We think these longer trailers make perfect sense, particularly as the nature of the loads we transport is high volume but low weight. […]

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The best number plate is… H16 UBE

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The “Blacktross” has landed…

Joining the High Cube Network’s fleet of vehicles is a brand new, black, Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor unit, which naturally is now referred to as the ‘blacktross’. Specifically, the truck is Mercedes Benz Actros 2545 Euro 6 Big Space, with a 3.2m aperture Lawrence David Post-less Curtain Side Trailer. It’s the first complete outfit in the HCN livery – […]

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Nigel Cook appointed chairman

Nigel Cook, MD at Elddis Transport, has recently been elected our chairman for the next twelve months. The story was covered by Motor Transport, and we’ll have more news here soon.  

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New distribution network launches with 1,000 vehicles in 25 locations

A new logistics company has launched, covering the UK and beyond, specialising in high-cube trailers. The High Cube Network brings together eight companies, between them operating more than 1,000 vehicles from 25 locations across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Six member companies are high cube specialists, meaning they operate longer, taller trailers, including […]

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“Each partner is a high-cube specialist in their region. By joining together, we’ve created a high-cube specialist for the entire UK.“

Mark Woodside HCN Partner
Woodside Haulage