About YDL:
Nationwide Distribution & Logistics Specialists

Experts in Transport, Distribution & Logistics since 1980. UK Leader in Trusted Services

Welcome to YDL

YDL Distribution & Logistics Ltd, your go to partner for UK Distribution or since 1980

With over four decades of dedicated service, delivering value to a diverse and expanding range of clients, we’ve established ourselves as one of Yorkshire and the North East’s largest independent trusted carriers. Committed to excellence and offering a personal level of customer service.

Located near to the historic city of York, our Headquarters provides an enduring commitment to customers in the local area, multi-regional and UK-wide. Our roots in York have not only shaped our identity but have also allowed us to develop a deep understanding of the unique distribution needs across the UK, you learn a lot in over four decades!

We are proud to have expanded in County Durham, South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire over the last 7 years.  

Comprehensive Logistics Services

YDL’s rich history combines tradition with a forward-thinking approach. Our journey began in 1980 with a simple yet ambitious mission: to provide unparalleled logistics and distribution services across the UK. Over the years we’ve expanded our reach, diversified services and evolved as leaders in UK Logistics.

Committed to Success

Our team of experts is the driving force behind our success. With a blend of seasoned professionals and fresh talent, YDL provides some exciting careers and progression opportunities, constantly pursuing efficiency, reliability, and enhanced customer service. We believe in nurturing a culture of continuous improvement where every team member is empowered to contribute towards our collective goals.

Continued Growth & Development

As we continue to grow our locations and increase scale, commitment to customers remains a constant.

One of Yorkshire and the North East’s largest independent carriers of parcels and pallets

  • Dedicated office based Teams at your local depot.
  • No support tickets or automated phone lines.
  • Proactive and comprehensive reporting.
  • Bespoke call analytics software to monitor our performance in real time.
  • Dedicated Account Manager for every customer.
  • Bespoke, tailored customer reports.
  • Online Portals for full Track & Trace, ETA’s, Live Tracking & POD’s.

Since our inception in 1980, YDL has become a leading name in the UK’s distribution and logistics industry. Learn about our history and exciting journey from a modest start to becoming a trusted provider with over four decades of unparalleled service.

The evolutionary journey of YDL, from our early days to our current status as an industry innovator, has seen a continued investment in warehouses, distribution and fulfilment centres to support an ever-expanding range of same-day and next day services.

Behind any great business services are the people who deliver it! Our dedicated team plays in a crucial role in driving YDL’s success. The YDL team’s expertise ensures the highest standard of service for our clients across all our disciplines.

Reasons You Should
Choose YDL

years delivering logistics
and distribution services

commitment to
innovation and support

Same Day Service

YDL’s Managed Services, APC Overnight coupled with TPN, Pall-Ex and Fortec – Membership with some of the Premier Networks in the UK – makes YDL your first choice for delivering freight!

Ask about parcel and pallet delivery, storage services, contract logistics, same day haulage