Transport company ATL Haulage Contractors Ltd have come to the aid of Over The Wall by agreeing to deliver all the equipment and resources required to run our camps around the UK.
Earlier this year, we sent a widespread appeal to haulage firms, requesting help in distributing camp equipment from our head office in Havant to areas including Dorset, the Midlands and Scotland.
After discovering our appeal for help, ATL Haulage decided to assist Over The Wall by signing a partnership contract, agreeing to transport the equipment completely free of charge, saving us costs of around £25,000.
ATL Haulage provides logistics services from its head office in DP World London Gateway, Essex, with additional offices in Southampton. The company assists the carriage of both import and export cargo and has more than 50 years’ experience in the industry, with a fleet capacity of more than 150 trucks.
ATL Haulage is working alongside the ocean shipping company Yang Ming (UK) Ltd, which has also agreed to provide the free use of the containers that will be used to transport items for camp, including arts and crafts equipment, toys, games, medical supplies, medical equipment, musical instruments and more.
In addition, ATL Haulage has agreed to brand some of its vehicles with Over The Wall logos, and will even bring its newest trucks to camps for campers to explore!
Ash Karia, Operations Director of ATL Haulage, said, “We are proud to team up with Over The Wall, especially on our ten-year anniversary. We saw the request for help and after discussing it with my business partners, Amit Karia and Jamie Woodward, it was unanimously agreed that we must get involved. With the help of our shipping partner Yang Ming and the entire ATL team’s willingness and dedication, the logistics of the camps became simple.”
Kevin Mathieson, Chief Executive of Over The Wall, said, “Our residential camps are in multiple sites across the UK, so assistance with the logistics of camp is incredibly important. ATL Haulage’s partnership with Over The Wall will mean that we will be able to offer more children with serious illness the opportunity to experience the magic of our camps. We are both honoured and incredibly grateful to everyone at ATL Haulage for their help and generosity.”
Any transport or removals organisations that would like to be involved by helping distribute camp equipment can contact Over The Wall directly on 02392 477 110.