Potter Group Logistics has acquired House of James Transport Ltd, the York based logistics and pallet network operator for an undisclosed sum effective 16th May 2012.
The purchase grows Potter Group Logistics’ turnover by 50% to around £22m. The acquisition adds 100,000 sq. ft. of warehousing, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to the fleet. Simon Gill, who was managing director of House of James, will remain with the combined businesses as commercial director.
Matthew Lamb, Potter Group Logistics’ managing director comments, "We have purchased House of James as part of our continuing growth strategy. This deal strengthens our service offering in Yorkshire with the addition of a premium pallet network service.
"The House of James is a good fit with our existing business and we are looking forward to growing the combined businesses. The acquisition will enable us to offer our existing customer base improved services and will allow us to create new opportunities for Potter Group Logistics enhancing our position in the value added logistics market."