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DFDS Logistics buys Grimsby’s Quayside

[ July 1, 2014   //   ]

DFDS Logistics has acquired gromsby-headquartered cold logistics specialist, Quayside Distribution. The company, which also has locations in Fort William, Bellshill, Avonmouth and Paignton, operates UK and European chilled and frozen services and was established in 1997 to meet the needs and requirements of the Humber fishing industry. It has now grown into the UK’s leading full load transporters of fresh and frozen goods.

It employs 260 staff who, along with managing director Mick Wilkinson, are expected to continue under the DFDS Logistics name.

Quayside;s distribution network as well as warehouse facilities, will be added to DFDS Logistics’ activities and would bring many new opportunities and a geographically broader network said the Danish company.

Executive vice president and head of DFDS Logistics, Eddie Green, said: “This will help us develop and provide the services that are crucial for our customers’ opportunities in the future, in a more demanding market.”

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