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Container loading & unloading services

Never worry about loading/unloading containers with thousands of items again. We have the teams, expertise & tech to do it for you.

Professional, simple, fast container loading & unloading services

Once you have ordered that consignment which has 1850 individual boxes loaded loose inside a shipping container, you are now faced with the challenge of manually unloading it.

Our facilities and staff are geared up to rapidly, safely and professionally unload that container without fuss or complication. We will check off the quantity unloaded against the shipping list to ensure all your 1850 boxes are present and in good order.

Our experience and knowledge are at your disposal and we are masters in all aspects of loading and unloading containers since our inception in 1880.

What container loading & unloading includes

All staff are DBS checked, no exceptions

Specialist handling equipment

Handling & distribution available

Over 140 years of excellent service

How our container loading & unloading works

Any volume of containers or items

Our 100,000 sq ft headquarters facility and professional handling teams are fully capable of taking any volume of containers and unloading, checking every single item and re-packing ready for distribution.

It doesn’t matter how many items or containers you have ordered – it’s our job to take the stress and effort away from you and ensure your orders are correct, safe and ready for dispatch.

Store your stock with us as long as you need

We have businesses that use us for a few days to store an overflow of stock, and we have businesses that store dozens to hundreds of pallets/containers for years.

You can start with a few days and extend if you need, and you can cancel whenever you want. 100% flexibility to match your unique business requirements.

We can receive, handle & send out deliveries for you

We are a partner to hundreds of businesses by taking & storing deliveries, stock & supplies. Not only that, but we can also pick, pack & distribute orders for you too (including changing packaging into your own branding).

Wilkins can truly be your operational, supply, logistics, handling, warehousing & storage partner. All in 1, flexible and scalable, so you can focus on running your business without worrying about the distribution.

Over 140 years of secure, safe & protected storage

  • All warehouses have the most updated fully functional monitored alarm system.
  • High spec fire detection system linked direct to the Emergency Services and our control room.
  • Purpose built facility with security at the forefront of the design.
  • Fully digitalised, inside and out, CCTV system featuring over 50 day/night cameras.
  • We only employ full time, fully enhanced DBS cleared colleagues – no exceptions.
  • Further security systems in place, please request further info if needed from Oliver Miles.

Features & benefits

Professional unloading/loading teams.

Inventory management system.


Set the day/time for the collection or delivery of your pallets, both inbound and outbound.

No minimum or maximum stay.

No minimum or maximum amount of space.

Make an enquiry

Get in touch:

Wilkins specialist storage, 98-100 Cardiff Road, Reading, RG1 8HW.

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