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Bowker strengthens its hazardous transport service with new Yorkshire Hazchem territory

4 February 2021

W. H. Bowker Limited have announced regional expansion of its chemical logistics services by adding their Selby Distribution Centre to the Hazchem Network.

The family-owned logistics provider who specialise in the carriage of hazardous goods and chemicals has grown its chemical transport territory – now able to help business based throughout Yorkshire. The Company celebrated its 100-year anniversary in 2019 and were recently recognised by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport as a Top 30 Logistics provider.

Robert Symes, The Hazchem Network’s Managing Director said, “As one of the founding members of the Hazchem Network, Bowker already bring a wealth of experience and industry know-how to the network, the appointment of Bowker’s Selby depot undoubtedly strengthens the network’s position”.

Neil Bowker, Commercial Director said, “With distribution centres in Ripon, Selby and York, Bowker already have a strong foothold within the region. Being able to offer a specialised ADR transport solution through Hazchem will not only benefit current customers but will also provide a brilliant solution for new customers operating within the chemical sector”.

The Hazchem Network

The Hazchem Network handles over 1,500 pallets & 400 parcels each night at their Hinckley HUB and through their member depots delivers goods throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe. Backed by the best names in Hazardous Goods Transport, the network offers unparalleled service and guaranteed compliance. Previous Winner of Logichem European Supply Chain Project of the Year, the network has grown to become the preferred method when distributing ADR pallets and parcels in the UK, with the added benefit of the peace of mind that comes with Hazchem Emergency Response Service coverage.

The Bowker Group

The Company is a major UK and International transport provider operating in excess of 160 vehicles and 300 trailers as well as providing over one million square feet of warehousing at their 7 UK Distribution Centres. Their range of specialised services include the storage and distribution of hazardous goods as well as providing deep sea and air freight solutions.


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