Case Studies

There is nothing we love more than coming up with innovative solutions to help our customers achieve their goals. Below is a small selection of some of our intelligent transport solutions:

Matthews always deliver for us – even when the situation is extremely challenging

Sector: COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

REQUIREMENT: The movement of Covid-19 Vaccines from UK and European hubs to 6 European countries

CHALLENGES: Government level high profile at the start of the rollout. High security, double driver required on all movements, with advanced route planning and police escorts. 

SOLUTION: Vast International transport Knowledge, experienced in safe route planning, Highly skilled and engaged workforce.

RESULT: Covid-19 vaccines delivered in full and on time to all markets

SERVICES PROVIDED: Temperature controlled transport, advanced route planning, double driver teams, GPS monitoring 24/7 linked to customer system.

PROJECT MANAGERS: Matthews Head Office Team

Sector: Road Transport Brexit Strategies

REQUIREMENT: the movement of pharmaceuticals from central
Europe into UK storage + onwards delivery to connecting airport

CHALLENGES: flight delays with last-minute destination changes, temperature-controlled storage, consignment tracking

SOLUTION: vast international transport knowledge, temperature
monitoring, GPS locating, Intelligent route planning

RESULT: 100% of consignments reached their intended flights on time

SERVICES PROVIDED: temp controlled transport, temp controlled storage, telematics monitoring, route planning

PROJECT MANAGER: russell.matthews@matthewstransport.co.uk


REQUIREMENT: transport of controlled drugs

CHALLENGES: safety, customs inspections, ADR haz requirements

SOLUTION: route mapping and strategic planning, TAPA certified trailers, GDP trained drivers and staff , ADR trained drivers, route risk assessments

RESULT: successful and safe delivery of valuable and critical goods

SERVICES PROVIDED: project managed, innovative solutions, road transport, TAPA trailer, GDP, GPS monitoring, telematic temperature



REQUIREMENT: large volume of air cargo to be transported from France to GB (onward delivery to USA)

CHALLENGES: Brexit / driver shortage / border crossing / customs

SOLUTION: customs expertise, innovative solution, good driver relations, air cargo trained drivers

RESULT: full consignment of pallets delivered on time, customer deadline and targets exceeded

SERVICES PROVIDED: GPS tracked, road transport, air cargo trained drivers, customs solutions

PROJECT MANAGER: russell.matthews@matthewstransport.co.uk