About Us

Orbital Direct is a privately owned courier and freight forwarder who works with customers in the UK and internationally. We provide a one stop shop of services from booking an urgent same day courier to complex air, road and sea movements. Our knowledgeable team can deal with everything from complicated documentation and customs clearance to hazardous shipments, insuring your cargo and export packaging. No matter how complex or simple your requirements are, the team at Orbital will strive to understand your business to create the right solution for you. We know how critical it is to have your goods delivered on time and believe the quality of our staff are key to this process every step of the way.

Openness and honesty plays a huge part in the delivery of any service, which is why we will never over promise to cloud expectations. If we feel the parameters of a job are unrealistic or our resource is not best placed to deliver the right results, we will always be upfront with you about this.

As our business can quite often be an extension to yours, we understand how important it is for our drivers to be well presented, good communicators that understand how important reliability and reputation is for us and you! Time and again its trust and our can do attitude that brings back repeat business.

  • Same Day Courier Services
  • Air, Road & Sea Freight Forwarding
  • Import, Export & Cross Trade Shipments
  • Overnight Parcels & Pallets
  • All of our vehicles are fully insured with a minimum of £10,000 goods in transit insurance; additional insurance can be provided upon request.
  • Drivers are equipped with satellite tracking and are contactable.
  • Regular updates whilst the consignment is in transit available.
  • Immediate POD’s Transport available from small vans (1 pallet, 500kgs) to 7.5T vehicles (8 pallets, 2700kgs).
  • We are members of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) and the Road Haulage Association (RHA). Account or pro-forma to suit your business requirements.

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British International Freight Association
International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations
Road Haulage Association