Feature, Forwarding, Freight News, Logistics

Tigers sighted in Essex

[ April 4, 2019   //   ]

Asian-owned forwarder Tigers has opened a new facility in Thurrock, near London Gateway, to meet growing e-commerce demand. It has moved its existing Basildon facility to the larger location in Thurrock, off the M25 London orbital motorway, and created more than 50 jobs.

The new facility is located off the M25 with good links to the port of Felixstowe, central London, and all main road routes to the Midlands, Wales, northern England, and Scotland.

“Tigers is committed to investment in the UK, and the opening of the new Thurrock facility is perfectly timed as we welcome new clients on board for both B2B and B2C global e-fulfilment,” said managing director UK and Europe, Shahar Ayash. “This is a multi-million-pound investment by Tigers in the UK, despite Brexit, and not only will it create new jobs, it will also secure our future as a leader in the logistics and supply chain industry as e-commerce demand continues to grow.”

Chief executive, Andrew Jillings, added: “The Thurrock facility significantly expands our UK presence and provides us with a strategically located hub to cater for increased customer demand.”