UN Class 1

Be confident that your explosives are always transported safely, legally and compliantly

Transportation of explosive substances and articles.

CTS has over 20 years experience transporting UN Class 1 cargo both in the UK and internationally.

Adhering to strict regulations and accreditations, we are proud to be a leading logistics provider to a wide range of organisations requiring the movement of highly explosive matter. Members of the CBI Explosives Industry Group, and Section 5 Licence Holders for the transportation of weapons and ammunition, we’re able to handle all manner of explosive materials, ensuring safe, legal and compliant delivery every time.

Our UN Class 1 service offers:

  • Uniformed CTS staff security cleared by the UK Government and authorised to transport UN Class 1 and Section 5 weapons

  • All drivers (a number of whom are ex-military) are security trained and ADR qualified

  • Every CTS vehicle is specified to safety requirements of EX TYPE II/III

  • Vehicles can be single or double manned

  • Both a rapid-response service so we can act quickly and a network service for cost efficiencies

  • The assurance of a low profile at all times

We also work hard to:

In addition:

Find out more about our UN Class 1 services.

Why choose us

Highest levels of
Service Delivery

We work hard to ensure our delivery of services and solutions are aligned with CTS’ founding values: excellence, adaptability, strategic focus and integrity.

Forward Thinking

As a forward thinking company we continue to expand our core services and accreditations to ensure we offer a comprehensive service to our customers.


A 3PL company: our main services comprise road, air and sea freight as well as secure warehousing and screening services. In addition, CTS also project manages complicated international moves for UK and overseas government departments, holds Regulated Agent status and is a member of the IATA (International Air Transport Association).

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+44 (0) 118 970 0179 or [email protected]