Xpediator buys Southampton’s Import Services

Following its acquisition of Anglia Forwarding on 4 June, Xpediator says it plans to buy Southampton-based Import Services Limited (ISL) for about £12 million. The acquisition which will add about 40,000sq m to Xpediator’s portfolio and will complement the Group’s operations in Felixstowe. Xpediator chief executive Stephen Blyth said:  “ISL…is a well- established, profitable business which is operating in complementary but sufficiently distinct areas to add to both Xpediator’s profitability and service ... [+]

London Gateway Logistics Park – a step change in supply chain thinking

London Gateway’s new Logistics Park is set to revolutionise how supply chains are serviced in the UK, says Mike Thomas, client services director at the new facility’s operator, Import Services Ltd (ISL). With the growth of online shopping, many industries are moving away from importing and storing bulk volumes and ... [+]

Import Services builds relations with Geomagworld

Swiss construction toy maker Geomagworld has appointed Import Services to provide logistics support for its UK and Ireland expansion. Import Services, which currently operates in Southampton but will also run the new London Gateway common user facility due to open this month, will help the company switch from a UK ... [+]

Import Services to run London Gateway common user site

DP World has appointed Import Services as operator and manager at its 386,000sq ft Common User Facility (CUF) now being built at London Gateway Logistics Park and due to open in mid-2015. DP World London Gateway’s head of supply chain, Peter Ward, said: “The company has demonstrated a common vision and ... [+]

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