No, there hasn't been a major disaster at a distribution centre - Potter Logistics lent their Queen Adelaide Way site in Ely to Cambridgeshire firefighters for an exercise on 2 December. About 25 firefighters in total took part in the evening exercise; the scenario created was a fire in a warehouse with people reported to be trapped inside. The firefighters practised skills including the wearing of breathing apparatus, securing water supplies, ... [+]

Potter is motoring

Yorkshire-based Potter Logistics reports increased turnover across all areas of its business the company continues to show profitable organic growth, the company said in its financial results for the year ending April 2013. The business posted a profit before tax of £1.12 million, an increase of 8.5% year on year. ... [+]

Potter bulks up with rice contract

Potter Logistics has won a two-year, £1m contract to handle bagged and bulk rice for Yorkshire-based Associated British Foods subsidiary, Westmill Foods. Potter's nearby Northern rail freight terminal and Selby distribution centre will take in containerised product delivered by MSC from Felixstowe and bulk rice shipped into the port of ... [+]

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