We've been lightening loads since 1962 when the Skate & Track trailer system was developed by the founder Mr Johnstone. 

We bring our partnership approach to lightening loads, providing expertise in designing, engineering and manufacturing loading solutions around the globe. We've provided over 500,000 loading systems worldwide, to recognised global brands, local family businesses and one-man companies. We continue to expand and innovate and offer solutions to handle all types and sizes of load. The timeline below offers a summary of key points in our business growth. 

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our history...

1962

Business founded and skate and track system developed by Mr GB Johnstone.

1977

Design award for Skate & Track system.

1979

Joloda Transport equipment sold to York Trailers.

1980

Mr W Kordel joined York Trailers as MD and increased Skate & Track system sales.

1992

Following a management buyout York Trailers became Joloda International Ltd.

2002

Acquisition of Hydraroll, ba

2006

European market growth led to the establishment of Joloda BV.

2007

Phenomenal market growth in the USA led to the establishment of Joloda LLC.

2012

5oth anniversary year, half a century of loading systems experience.

2017

BIMBO and M Dematteis appointed CEO, Mr Kordel takes on NED role.

2018

Joloda Conveyor Services establish after acquiring the service division of Sovex to become one of the largest service providers for conveyor and materials handling systems in the UK.

2019

PE deal - Business Growth Fund Investment

2020

Acquisition of Loading Automation Inc to further establish Joloda Hydraroll's position in the US market.

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about us

We're the global leaders for loading and unloading solutions for transport companies, system integrators and large blue-chip organisations who need to find efficiencies in moving products from production and manufacturing onto transportation.

Through skate and pneumatic roller technology, we take the strain out of warehousing and logistics making loading/unloading more efficient by using mechanical and automated loading systems that are safe, and cost-effective.

No problem is too great, we want to bring ease, efficiency and safety to the movement of goods. Find out more About Us, here...


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Senior management

meet our senior team

Globally, we’re known as number 1. But we didn’t get there by chance. Our team comprises logistical experts, who have been loading and unloading for over 60 years. Meet the Senior Team here, who they are, what they do, and how they can lend you a helping hand.


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experts in loading solutions

meet the sales team

We have a team of internal sales managers who are experts in helping you and your business lighten loads. This enables managers to understand, interpret and present a solution that's tailored for your business's requirements.

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