W H Bowker acquires Potter Group

26 October 2016

Presss release form Hazchem Depot 039 W H Bowker on their acquastion of the Potter Group.

We are pleased to announce today the acquisition of Potter Logistics warehousing and distribution operations at Droitwich, Knowsley, Ripon, Selby and York.

Founded by Derrick Potter in 1965, Potter Logistics has been in existence for over 50 years and recently received the ‘Haulier of the Year Award’ at the Motor Transport Awards 2015.

Potter Logistics have a wealth of experience in chemicals, paints and coatings, pharmaceuticals, food and drink, agriculture, FMCG and building materials.

Both companies share the same ethos, values and culture and this specialist warehousing and distribution business compliments our own, a fourth generation family business, with its UK and European transport and warehousing operations at Preston and Hull and will present new opportunities to provide customers with additional services and opportunities for continued growth in these specialist areas.

The acquisition makes W H Bowker Ltd., one of the largest players in the UK in the field of specialist chemicals logistics, food warehousing and distribution.

We now operate a fleet of in excess of 200 vehicles and 450 trailers and have in excess of one million sq foot of warehousing including three top tier and one lower tier COMAH sites and five food grade warehouses.

Bowker remain totally committed to providing the highest quality of service throughout its entire business and looks forward to your continued support.