Abbey sees further growth with Lhoist contract win

abbeyAbbey Logistics Group have secured a new long-term contract with the UKs producer of the purest lime available in the country – Lhoist UK Limited- who operate lime works in Hindlow (Buxton) and Hartley (Kirkby Stephen) providing services and products to construction, waste water, food industry, drinking water, agriculture, flue gas treatment, chemistry and soil stabilisation processes.
Dave Coulson , Commercial Director of Abbey comments that “the challenge in providing a solution that met the requirements of the various industries together with accessing the difficult sites, whilst at the same time maximising payloads and standardising equipment type resulted in the core fleet being standardised to 2 tanker sizes together with a number of command steers to enable access to the most difficult sites”.
“This latest contract award is testament to how Abbey have developed over the past 3 years – particularly in the bulk powder distribution market and we are delighted to have secured this prestigious contract which sits in line with our 5 year growth aspirations set in 2010”.
Abbey have invested £1.5 million in equipment to serve this business and we hope that this is the first of many large contracts awarded to Abbey in the coming years”.
Gwyn Watkins, Sales & Logistics Director of Lhoist comments “We have been impressed by Abbey’s innovative approach to service and delivery. We look forward to a long and happy working relationship with Abbey Logistics.”