Maritime Transport Limited (Maritime) is one of the UK’s leading transport and logistics operators and market leader in container transport. Established in 1974, the company was acquired by owner and Group Managing Director, John Williams, in 2001. Since then, under the guidance of a highly experienced, hands-on management team, Maritime has grown more than tenfold and today is a Top 10 transport company, employing over 1,800 staff and drivers throughout the UK.
Headquartered in Felixstowe, Suffolk, Maritime handles over 13,000 transport moves a week with a fleet of 1,450 trucks and a unique, national network of 23 depots in prime port and inland locations at Birmingham, Bristol, Doncaster, Felixstowe, Immingham, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Peterborough, Reading, South Shields, Southampton, Thamesport, Thrapston, and Tilbury (London).
The company provides a comprehensive range of services to support international and domestic supply chains, including: container transport, container storage and ancillary services, railport services, port-centric warehousing and domestic distribution. Customers comprise of blue-chip global shipping lines, freight management companies and cargo owners, including leading grocers and high street retailers.
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Today, Maritime is a highly flexible, focussed, and successful privately-owned company, with a reputation for delivering practical, cost-effective solutions in a rapidly changing transport and logistics landscape.