Phelan Transport Logistics and Hiab crane Hire

Looking for HIAB hire in the North East of England? Phelan Haulage regularly cover Northumberland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland, County Durham, Darlington, Hartlepool, Stockton-on-Tees, Redcar and Cleveland and Middlesborough.

Along with all general haulage and container transport needs, Phelan Haulage offer high reach and high load HIAB crane truck hire. Whether you require a vehicle for a one-off job or on a regular basis, we have a range of HIAB crane trucks to suit your needs, along with fully trained and qualified drivers available to lift and transport your goods. We specialise in the movement of abnormal loads across the UK & Ireland utilising the very latest equipment and HIAB cranes to make any task as simple as possible.

Our largest Fassi 800 crane is rated 80 ton meters and can safely lift 3.8 tonnes at full reach of 16 metres. Combined with our Scania Tractor unit with front hydraulic legs we can complete full over-the-cab, 360 lifting requirements.

Phelan Haulage can transport abnormal loads up to a 36m stretch using our Radio Controlled Urban Rear Steer Trailer manufactured by Broshuis. Our HIAB crane lorries have demountable bodies which can be used as small bodied rigid vehicles – catering for small loads or restricted access sites. This versatile piece of equipment enables us to lift and transport heavy or awkward objects, into tight or restricted spaces.


With 15+ years experience, Phelan Haulage provide a specialist crane hire service throughout the UK and Ireland. We cover all aspects of road haulage, specialising in truck-mounted high reach, heavy load HIAB crane hire and abnormal loads transport. Located in the North East of England, we serve the surrounding areas of Gateshead, Newcastle, North and South Tyneside, Sunderland, Durham and Middlesbrough daily with quick response to the entire of the United Kingdom and Ireland. 

All of our operatives are fully insured as well as ALLMI lorry loader trained and accredited. We use our new Scania, DAF and Volvo trucks along with Cormach/Palfinger/Fassi HIAB cranes to get the job done safely and efficiently. We will ensure that your products arrive at their destination both safely and on time no matter however diverse your requirements.

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Transporting Wide Loads By HIAB Truck
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Transporting Wide Loads By HIAB Truck

Transporting wide loads by road poses a unique set of challenges, not least of which is the fact that wide loads can cause traffic disruption and potential danger if they are not handled safely. In this blog post, we will discuss the common issues surrounding moving wide loads, as well as the solutions that have been developed to address these issues.