Cargo Services is a leading independent global logistics group headquartered in Hong Kong, and is the owner and founding partner of World Food Logistics.
Cargo Services specialises in providing technology enabled retail supply chain management services encompassing origin cargo management, international transportation, destination services and domestic logistics, and is an integral part of the global inbound supply chain for key clients including UK supermarket chains Asda Walmart, Sainsbury’s, Morrison’s and Marks and Spencer.
With a network that extends to over 80 countries worldwide, and extensive operations in both China and the UK, as well in Australia and South Africa, every year Cargo Services manages over 250,00 FEU and 80m Kg’s of international shipments of consumer goods bound for retail markets in the UK and Europe, Hong Kong and China, Australia and New Zealand, South Africa and the USA.
Cargo Services sits at the heart of the World Food Logistics network, providing the scale and breadth of international logistics services that underpins the World Food Logistics proposition for food imports into both the UK and China market.
NFT Distribution is the leading provider in the UK of time critical and temperature controlled food logistics from supplier to shelf, working on behalf of all the major UK grocery retailers, along with leading UK and European food brands, to order pick 2.5 million cases and deliver over 120,000 pallets of chilled fresh foods every week.
NFT's new multi-user temperature controlled distribution centre at the Port of Tilbury has the capacity to store 20,000 pallets and order-pick 2 million cases per week, and with its port-centric location and proximity to all the major UK ports of entry in the Southeast, as well as London Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports, is ideal for the handling of global food imports.
The Tilbury DC is directly linked into NFT's extensive temperature controlled primary distribution network, which services every UK retailer DC multiple times a day along with many other intermediate locations, thereby providing World Food Logistics with a fast and reliable one touch route to market for imported temperature controlled foods into the UK.
Find out more about NFT Distribution at nft.co.uk
Palletforce is one of the leading pallet distribution networks in the UK, handling over 13,000 pallets per night through its world class sortation hub located in the centre of the UK. It leverages a network of over 80 member partners providing the best coverage in every post code for local collection and delivery of both overnight and 2-3 day shipments, underpinning an industry leading level of service quality and reliability.
With its super-hub in Burton-on-Trent currently being doubled in size and throughput capacity, and its ability to provide high quality storage and order picking for imported foods, Palletforce is perfectly equipped to support the World Food Logistics network with the handling and final mile distribution of imported ambient foods into the UK.
In 2015 Palletforce was awarded the Logistics Supplier of the Year by the The Grocer magazine for its outstanding service capability and delivery on behalf of leading food and grocery brands including Nestle.
Find out more about Palletforce at palletforce.com
Blue Water Shipping is an international transport, shipping and freight forwarding group specialising in global reefer logistics, moving over 28,000 FEU of ocean freight per annum as well as handling significant perishable airfreight tonnage and operating over 300 reefer trucks in Europe and the Middle East.
Through its network of offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and The America’s, Blue Water Shipping contributes significantly to the ability of World Food Logistics to provide a comprehensive level of expert coverage and operational capability across key global food sourcing origins.
Find out more about Blue Water Shipping at bws.dk