About us

Abbey Logistics Group is a leading bulk tanker logistics service provider and one of the UK’s most recognised and respected transport brands.

Since our foundation, Abbey has developed an enviable reputation as a company dedicated to supporting our customers’ businesses and developing long-lasting partnerships based on trust, transparency, dependability, high performance and a can-do spirit that resonates throughout our company.

Our positive, professional and energetic approach allows us to solve our customers’ problems and help propel their businesses forward through sustainable efficiency gains, flexibility of service and a commitment to the highest quality operational performance.

Our customers are supported through our nationwide depot network, our large diverse fleet of modern bulk tanker logistics vehicles and a world-class team of industry experts all dedicated to providing a best in class service experience.

 

The Sectors We Support

Our successful approach has enabled Abbey to grow significantly; allowing us to broaden the services we provide and the number of customers we support. Abbey Logistics Group is now the UK’s largest bulk liquid and bulk powder food transport provider, serving some of Europe’s largest manufacturers.

In addition to food-grade products, we have a large non-food fleet that provides transport and logistics services to many other sectors; including plastics and polymers, non-hazardous chemicals, animal feed, minerals, cement and aggregates; together with supporting services including warehousing, bag to bulk materials handlingsilo evacuation and European distribution and intermodal logistics through our fleet of ISO tank and silo containers.

Abbey’s energy and drive to provide the best standard of service to our customers has created a game-changing logistics business that supports and develops our customers’ operations whilst creating a competitive advantage for them in their specific markets.

 

Get in touch at hello@abbeylogisticsgroup.com and find out how we can help support your business.

 

History

Origination of Company - based in Abbey Close Birkenhead

1973

1992 Abbey secures 2nd site in Bootle Merseyside and our first road tanker wash bay

1992

Launched ART 2000 the UKs first hygienically designed food liquid tanker which went on to win Motor Transport’s prestigious “UK Tanker of the Year award”

1994

3rd site opens in Hull and our second road tanker wash bay

1998

Abbey opens our 4th site in Silvertown London

2001

European operations begin for bulk liquid food

2010

Abbey enter the bulk powder transport market

2011

Abbey launches bespoke twin cargo trailer for transporting pallets and liquids

2012

Abbey CEO Steve Granite launches “Think Logistics” to attract young people to the transport industry

2013

New depots opened in Middlewich and Immingham

2014

The UK’s first silent truck is launched by Abbey for urban deliveries

2015

New warehouse operation opens for business on the Wirral

2015

Abbey CEO Steve Granite successfully leads management buyout of the business

2016

Abbey acquires Armet Logistics a leading food logistics company.

2017

We open our bag to bulk materials handling facility

2018

Further growth with new contracts from Hovis Ltd & Tarmac

2019

Awarded Driver Excellence Award at Microlise's annual awards

2019

Awarded Training Team of the Year at Talent In Logistics' annual awards

2020

Awarded Team of the Year for our work with British Sugar at annual Motor Transport Awards

2020

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