UK Transport Awards 2024

SME News- UK Transport Awards 2024 / 18 Most Trusted Steel Transport & Logistics Company 2024 Working on some of the largest construction projects in the UK for nearly 50 years J&D Pierce Contracts Ltd (J&D Pierce) is the country’s premier structural steelwork contractor specialising in the design, fabrication, painting, transportation, and assembly of these structures. Utilising its expertise in steelwork this company has experience across various industries, including health, education, commercial, rail, industrial, residential, and more. We learn more about the company as we celebrate its success in the UK Transport Awards 2024. Established in 1975 in Scotland, J&D Pierce is amongst the largest steelwork companies in the UK. Known for their innovation and efficiency the company specialises in structural steel, cladding, and bridge construction. This company serves contractors by supplying its fabricated structural steelwork. They offer a fullservice package from planning to execution, including in-house design, standard and bespoke fabrication, coating facilities, preconstruction services, transportation fleet, on-site construction, and cladding services. Alongside, its comprehensive structural steelwork package, the company adds extra value to its projects through enhanced communications, value engineering, and consolidated services. This has earned J&D Pierce a reputation as an industry leader for project completion times. The company strives for perfection on all standalone or integrated initiatives, guaranteeing quality delivery nationwide. J&D Pierce has highly efficient logistics and transportation systems, allowing for prompt delivery using its modern and fuel-efficient fleet, which includes ten articulated lorries, fifty flatbed trailers, mobile cranes up to 250Te capacity, and a variety of escort vehicles, opting to use electric or hybrid vehicles whenever usage allows. The fleet transports tens of thousands of tonnes of steel across the country each year. Over the years J&D Pierce has successfully undertaken the design, construction, and transportation of structural steelwork for numerous infrastructure projects across the UK, including Dundee Railway Station, Glasgow Queen Street Station, and Edinburgh Haymarket Station, contributing further to Transport and Logistics in the UK. The company has earned a name for itself in the Leisure and Stadia sector with major projects completed in recent years, for example Liverpool FC’s new Anfield Stadium expansion, the IStruct Highly Commended Silverstone Bridge, and a recent expansion into the film industry with Eastbrook and Ealing Studios. With approximately 500 employees, the company operates across numerous departments with an open and transparent outlook on the business. Emphasising a friendly environment, it encourages collaboration and promotes team building across all levels of organisation. Furthermore, J&D Pierce actively participates in the local community of Ayrshire, Scotland. It makes significant contributions to local children's charities, supports community events, and organises fundraisers involving employees. As a result, the company is not only growing structurally but also socially, creating a more positive working atmosphere for its employees as well as fostering communal developments. Moreover, J&D Pierce has plans to expand its business by upgrading its facilities within 2024. The company is enthusiastic about making substantial contributions to the UK’s transport sector, particularly through its involvement in the 1,800Te and 250m long River Caldew bridge (a three-span viaduct of the railway and river that is a crucial part of the Carlisle Southern Link). Additionally, the firm has numerous other promising projects in the pipeline, aimed at further enhancement of the country's infrastructure. Recognised for its dedication, excellence, and resilience, J&D Pierce has been bestowed with the prestigious title of Most Trusted Steel Transport & Logistics Company 2024. Undoubtedly, the company is poised for further success, particularly with its focus on continuous learning throughout the company for the development of innovation and the introduction of fresh, cutting-edge ideas. We extend our best wishes for all its future ventures. Company: J&D Pierce Contracts Ltd Web Address: Email: Phone: 01505 683 724