Derrick Potter, founder and chairman of Potter Logistics, celebrated the company’s 50th anniversary by receiving the Chairman’s Award at the annual UK Warehousing Association Awards at the Dorchester Hotel yesterday (1 July). The award, presented by UKWA chairman Tony Mohan, recognises the individual who has worked in and represented the logistics sector over a number of years. Potter Logistics also collected two more trophies – Joe Jackson received the Young Employee of the Year Award and Scott Wallace was named […]
Potter Logistics is celebrating 50 years in business with an order for two Mercedes-Benz Antos tractor units.
The amount of warehousing space being built must rise fivefold if the UK is to keep pace with the e-commerce market, according to research by law firm Addleshaw Goddard.
Ripon-based Potter Group Logistics has bought York logistics firm and Palletline member House of James for an undisclosed sum. The deal, struck yesterday (16 May) boosts Potter’s turnover by 50% to £22m, adding 100,000ft² of warehousing space, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to the fleet. Motortransport.co.uk understands that Simon Gill, MD of House of James, will remain at the combined business for at least three years in the role of commercial director. Matthew Lamb, MD of Potter’s, says: “We have […]