Established in 1998, we provide high quality, cost effective, temperature controlled distribution services to companies within the Samworth Brothers Group, as well as to many external chilled food manufacturers, retailers and other distributors.


Smithfield Foods brings delicious and nutritious meat products to millions of people in the UK and around the world in a manner that sets industry benchmarks for sustainability. We work in all sales channels and market segments with a broad portfolio of branded and private-label meat products, providing everything from traditional deli meats to more modern, convenient foods: pork, poultry, cooked meats, canned meats, hot dogs, pizza toppings, pâtés, meal components and fresh meats. Smithfield Foods is an international food producer with production and sales across the world in strategic locations.


At Solstor we specialise in overland transport, air and ocean freight forwarding and contract logistics – for both full and part container / vehicle loads.  We are one of the largest UK / pan-European transport operators and Solstor has earned its reputation as being a strong market leader with safe and timely operations – all the while exercising cost efficiencies and fleet effectiveness.


Tesco is a leading retailer, with 450,000 colleagues, we serve millions of customers every week, in our stores and online.

The Ice Co

The Ice Co Storage & Logistics offers temperature controlled storage and distribution from four sites across the UK. With over 51,000 pallets spaces, we offer an efficient nationwide cold storage and logistics solution delivering to wholesale, retail, food service and further manufacturing using our own modern fleet of temperature controlled vehicles, all of which are maintained on site. The Ice Co Storage & Logistics offers a number of bespoke and value added services including order picking, blast freezing, cross docking and tempering with 24 hour opening, 7 days a week.

trade distribution

Trade Distribution is the market leader in UK and Isle of Man Logistics Services. Our networked distribution centres allow us to easily service the whole of the UK. We have two main operating centres, Lancashire and the Isle of Man, and three ‘satellite’ centres: Scotland, the West Midlands and Northern Ireland. Our fleet of 75 vehicles includes articulated 44-tonners, rigid 18-tonners (curtain-sided and boxed), rigid 18-tonners temperature controlled and express delivery vans, as well as 120 trailers including temperature-controlled, curtain-sided, double-deck boxes, double-deck curtain-sided, walking floor, tippers and flatbeds.


Transkold specialises in the storage and distribution of multi temperature product originating from, or destined to, the London and the home counties areas. Our site in north London is the largest and closest 3rd party cold storage London has to offer. Our facility comprises of a cold store for frozen storage, a chill store for chilled storage, and ambient cross docking facilities.  With this we can store and distribute all types of food stuffs easily and effectively within London.


Vestey Foods comprises six food companies operating under the name Vestey Foods. We specialise in the sourcing, processing and distribution of chilled, ambient and frozen products in the meat, fish, seafood, dairy, fruit, vegetables, specialist meal, and convenience categories. Today we operate in 70 countries around the world. We build long-term partnerships with suppliers and customers alike, and supply products for retail, foodservice, wholesale, government and manufacturing customers.


Wincanton is the largest British logistics firm, providing supply chain consultancy and solutions to some of the world’s most admired brands. We employ approximately 17,700 people across more than 200 sites and have a 3,600-strong fleet of vehicles. Improved stock visibility and availability, reduction of lead times, collaborative warehousing and transport models, and an absolute commitment to continuous improvement, are just some of the reasons why many of our customer relationships extend to more than 20 years.


As one of the UK’s leading food manufacturers, we supply a wide range of savoury products, cakes and ready meals to many of the UK’s top restaurant brands, food service distributors and independent bakers, as well as 26 overseas export markets.