Quality Freight UK Limited, one of the UK’s leading shipping and freight forwarders, acquired by Peel Ports Group in 2019, announced today that the Company will begin operating under a new name and will be known as Peel Ports Logistics.
The official name change to Peel Ports Logistics will take effect from today, 14th May 2021, and will allow a more seamless experience for customers, suppliers and colleagues. It will also see the new brand rolled out across the business, assets and digital platforms.
Sebastian Gardiner, Managing Director at Peel Ports Logistics said: “Both myself and the senior management team at both Quality Freight UK and Peel Ports Group are looking forward to the future and this next stage of the acquisition.
“Our vision is to take Peel Ports Logistics from strength to strength for the mutual benefit and vested interest of our customers, suppliers and colleagues.
“We will still continue to operate under the same legal entity and our culture and identity as an entrepreneurial business, with staff and customers as our priority, will also remain.”
Mark Whitworth, CEO at Peel Ports said: “The acquisition of Quality Freight UK Limited two years ago was a milestone step to expand our existing offering to deliver fully-integrated port services.
“Taking into consideration the transitions we have enabled since the acquisition in May 2019, the rebranding strategy was the next natural step to take. Our ambition has always been to provide our customers with end-to-end supply chain solutions across the UK to simplify and boost efficiencies in supply customer supply chain models”.
Both Peel Ports Group and Quality Freight UK will continue to develop its logistics portfolio and transport division. Recently, it expanded its short sea port operations beyond its 40-acre multi-modal site at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire to also include