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Steve Porter Scoops top award

Steve Porter Transport, has beaten off stiff opposition from national competitors to win one of the transport industry’s most prestigious awards.

Together with Southampton based Meachers Global Logistics, and Solent ferry operator, Red Funnel Ferries, the collaboration took first place in the Partnership category in the 2017 Motor Transport Awards.
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Steve Porter nominated for prestigious award

Steve Porter Transport, has been shortlisted for one of the transport industry’s most prestigious awards.

Together with Southampton based Meachers Global Logistics, and Solent ferry operator, Red Funnel Ferries, Steve Porter Transport have been shortlisted for the Partnership Award in the Motor Transport Awards.  (more…)


Steve Porter Transport and Red Funnel Ferries Renew Strategic Partnership Deal to Strengthen Cross-Solent Competitive Advantage

Steve Porter Transport Group (SPTG) has signed a new 5-year deal with cross Solent ferry company Red Funnel, to remain the ferry operator’s Preferred Freight Partner.

The new agreement builds on the existing commercial partnership, with Steve Porter having acquired Red Funnel’s distribution division in 2011. (more…)


Investment in Technical Packing Services

Steve Porter Transports boosts productivity with investment in new TPS saw

Normally, our news items concern vehicles, services or partnerships so, just for a change, we are delighted to report the arrival of our new panel saw at Technical Packing Services. This saw is as critical to the TPS operation as vehicles are to our fleet – probably more so because it’s not the sort of thing you can ‘hire in’ at short notice for cover.  (more…)


Steve Porter Announces Record Summer

The Isle of Wight’s largest independent freight carrier, Steve Porter Transport, has announced a record Summer with overall revenues up by more than 15% for the first quarter of the year (May-July).

The encouraging news is attributable to a significant increase in its unaccompanied ‘drop trailer’ service between Southampton and the Isle of Wight. During the past 12 months Steve Porter’s drop trailer volumes have increased by more than a third (37.7%) due to additional contract deliveries.  (more…)

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