Rowlinson Timber

Find out how Returnloads have helped Rowlinson Timber find the vehicles they need and make good quality contacts.

Rowlinson Timber are a family owned company which were established in 1926. They are a significant UK distributor, stockist & wholesaler of imported structural kiln dried & rough sawn carcassing together with many associated products.
A passion for timber trading combined with dynamic forward thinking are at the heart of their success.

Find out how Returnloads has helped Rowlinson Timber gain reliable industry contacts and get their loads covered.

What frustrations were you experiencing before joining Returnloads?

  • We had trouble finding the right vehicles in the right places at the right times
  • We were wasting lots of time ringing around trying to get loads covered
  • We did not have the contacts that we needed in the required areas
What was the one thing that made you decide you needed Returnloads?
We knew other companies in the industry were using Returnloads and saw that it would be useful to our business. It meant we could easily find the vehicles we needed and it also gave us great money saving opportunities.

What, in your opinion, are the top 3 features of our haulage exchange platform?
1) The ability to advertise our available haulage work
2) It is good to be able to see what other businesses in the industry are doing
3) It makes it possible to gage how busy it is and this means we can pre-empt the rates that we need to pay as a result

Returnloads has given us the opportunity to make good quality contacts that we can rely on

What specific problem did Returnloads help to resolve? 
The biggest problem we faced was finding the right kind of vehicles in the right areas and not having enough contacts around the country to get loads covered. It was not good having to call unknown hauliers and having to trust them with our goods.

What is the biggest effect Returnloads has had on your business?
The biggest effects on our business are the good, reliable contacts we have made, the time we have saved and of course the money we have saved

Would you recommend Returnloads?
We would definitely recommend Returnloads. It is so easy to use, it saves time and money and helps us stay in touch with the industry.

What is the single biggest reason you would recommend Returnloads? has given us the opportunity to make good quality contacts that we can rely on.