PML – the global perishable cargo specialists – key facts

Name: PML – Perishable Movements Ltd
Address: Units 1-6 Skyport Heathrow, Armadale Road, Feltham, Middlesex. TW14 0LW
Tel: +44 (0)20 8893 2666

Overview
PML is an import and export logistics business based in Heathrow.  Established in 2003 PML manages road, sea and air freight, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year round

Whilst retaining long-standing contracts and building strong relationships within the perishables sector PML has the capability and facilities to manage all types of freight from a variety of sectors.

Key staff
Mike Parr – Owner
Nick Finbow – Managing Director
Robert Haynes – Business Development Manager
Simon Hanley – Business Development Manager
Stuart Coleman – Sea Freight and Logistics Ops Manager

Facts

  • A family business established in 2003
  • PML started with just one customer who enlisted PML for air freight import and from this point, PML quickly secured more business.  They started with an 8,000 square feet warehouse and today manage a warehousing facility of 64,000 square feet
  • The company’s sea freight operation started 10 years ago
  • For the past seven years they have been increasing their presence in air freight exports
  • 74 employees
  • PML handles freight from South Africa, Asia, West Coast USA and Latin America
  • PML invests heavily to ensure that they can offer their customers the best possible service and facilities
    • X-ray machine, £125k
    • Metal detector, £200k
    • Vacuum cooler, £75k
    • Packhouse, £890k
    • Refrigeration and white walling, £1.25m
    • Roller bed, £120k
    • State-of-the art trucks featuring powered roller bed floor system
  • Business offers a full cold chain service and ensures that product is kept at the temperature required to avoid spoilage
  • 64,000 sq ft temperature-controlled facility making PML the largest perishable agent
  • ERTS (Enhanced Remote Transit Shed) Bonded warehouse, HMRC approved – meaning that PML can hold uncleared freight in their customs bond
  • Own 8 artic roller bed reefer trailers and 1 x 18 tonne roller bed reefer
  • Customs clearance
  • Frozen and fresh warehousing facility
  • Roller bed system for unloading ULDs (unit load device – pallet or container used to load freight)
  • Sensitech RF Readers
  • Real time tracking
  • Packing and distribution

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