Quality Freight becomes Peel Ports

Quality Freight UK is to change its name to Peel Ports Logistics to reflect its current owner, which acquired the business in 2019. The shipping and freight forwarding company will roll the new brand across the business, assets and digital platforms. Peel Ports Group and Quality Freight UK will continue to develop their logistics portfolio and transport division. Recently, Quality Freight expanded its short sea port operations beyond its 40-acre multi-modal site ... [+]

Prepare for clearance now, says Quality Freight chief

Quality Freight managing director Sebastian Gardiner is urging importers and exporters to prepare robust customs clearance procedures ahead of 1 January to avoid unwanted delays. As the Brexit transition period ends, customs clearance for goods moving between the EU and UK will become mandatory, regardless of whether there is a ... [+]

New crane to lift Quality Freight capabilities

Quality Freight UK has invested over £700,000 in a 400-tonne capacity Fuchs MHL390 crane at its Ellesmere Port main operation. It follows a 20% increase in volume during the past 12 months. The new crane will complement QF UK’s other cranes - a MHL360 wheeled crane based at its Ellesmere Port ... [+]

Business on the move at Quality Freight

Quality Freight UK has launched a mobile crane service after investing £300,000 in a second Fuchs loading machine. Both cranes can be moved at short notice to locations across North West England, for example to load bulk ships in Runcorn or to discharge trains at rail terminals. Managing director, Sebastian Gardiner, ... [+]

New inland link for Liverpool

Logistics company Quality Freight and Peel Ports have launched a new weekly container service between Liverpool and Ellesmere Port operated by Peel's shipping arm, BG Freight. The new service, which departs Liverpool's Seaforth terminal on Fridays, is in addition to the port's existing service up the Manchester Ship Canal service which ... [+]

Quality Freight ready for the next 20 years

Quality Freight UK has agreed a new 20-year lease with Peel Ports for its 40-acre multi-modal facility in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. Expansion plans include investing a seven-figure sum in the development of a new 40,000sq ft warehouse to increase the volume, quality and variety of goods that can be housed on ... [+]

Quality care

Ellesmere Port-based Quality Freight has made its first donation to the St Vincent de Paul Society on the town’s Westminster Industrial Park. It has donated £2,500 to the charity to support the work it does providing essential household items at affordable prices or no cost to disadvantaged members of the ... [+]

New crane lifts Quality

Quality Freight UK has invested almost £300,000 in a new Fuchs MHL 360E crane (similar to the one illustrated) at its Ellesmere Port rail head. The terminal, which was reopened in 2011 in conjunction with Peel Ports, currently handles more than 200,000 tonnes a year including bulk, container and consumer ... [+]

Quality Freight delivers new power station by canal

Ellesmere Port-based Quality Freight has transported some of the components for Alstom’s new power station in Trafford, Manchester via its local port. The modules are being shipped into Ellesmere Port – whose owner, Peel Ports, recently announced a plan to market the the location as as a logistics hub – ... [+]

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