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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…)

Steve Porter to operate south coast road freight for Geodis Calberson

Steve Porter Transport, has been awarded a major contract with European road freight giant Geodis Calberson.

The new deal will see Steve Porter Transport carrying out Geodis Calberson’s delivery and collection requirements on the South Coast from its Portsmouth depot, in addition to trunking to their UK hub in High Wycombe.  (more…)

Steve Porter helps turn Isle of Wight green!

The Isle of Wight’s largest independent freight carrier, Steve Porter Transport, has won the freight contract supporting a major new renewable energy scheme on the Isle of Wight.

The project involves the collection and delivery of over a thousand pallets containing hundreds of solar panels from warehouses based in Dartford in Kent and Eastleigh in Hampshire. (more…)

Steve Porter invests in new fleet of tractor units

Steve Porter Transport has invested £1 million in 13 new tractor units for its transport and distribution division.

The new fleet will comprise of five DAF FTDXXF105 tractors, six DAF FTGCF85 tractors and two DAF FA65CF250 18 tonne curtainsiders. Each vehicle comes fully fitted with the latest AS tronic gearbox and state of the art microlise telematics. (more…)

Steve Porter ready to set sail at Cowes Week 2013

Steve Porter Transport Group is sponsoring a 32ft Hanse sailing yacht, ‘Monkey Business’, at this years’ Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.

Despite a strong sporting presence on the Isle of Wight, as sponsors of IW Raiders Ice Hockey, AFC Bournemouth-IW Football Club, and Shanklin Cricket Club, this will be the first time that Steve Porter Transport has sponsored a team in the iconic sailing event. (more…)

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