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Logistics Division

Moving goods around the world has been central to Denholm’s business over the years and we have built up a high level of expertise in this field. Today our Logistics activities are controlled through Denholm Logistics and comprise Ship Agency, Freight Forwarding, Short Sea Shipping, Warehousing, Terminal Operations and Distribution.

Denholm Wilhelmsen, which is a joint venture with the Wilh Wilhelmsen Group from Norway, is one of the UK's leading ship agency companies. In a year they will typically oversee 4,500 port calls in over 20 different ports around the UK.

Our forwarding operations are carried out through Denholm Global Logistics which operates from eight strategic locations around the UK arranging the import and export of goods from and to all parts of the world by the most appropriate means be it by road, sea or air. 

Lacy and Middlemiss our specialist short sea shipping operator focus their attention on the timber trade between the Baltic Sea and the UK

Denholm Handling carries out our warehousing and terminal operations from a facilities situated on or close to the docks in Liverpool, Birkenhead and Tilbury where it has in aggregate 700,000 square feet (70,000 square metres) of warehousing at its disposal.

Denholm Transport services the global container shipping and general distribution markets from seven key inland and port locations in the UK. With a comprehensive range of vehicles and trailers available to them there are not many loads that they cannot handle.

In Ireland, the full range of services is offered under the name of Hamilton Shipping.