Tuesday 25th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

Potter Group buys House of James Transport

Potter Group buys House of James Transport

Potter Group Logistics has acquired House of James Transport, the York based logistics and pallet network operator.

The purchase will boost Potter Group’s turnover by 50 per cent to around £22m.  It will also gain 100,000 sq ft of warehousing, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers.

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 said:  “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.”

23487 Matthew Lamb and Simon Gill