Palletforce joins EV Cargo, the largest privately-owned logistics business in the UK

EV Cargo is one of the UK’s largest providers of transport, logistics and freight forwarding services and logistics technology – created by the consolidation of EV Cargo Logistics, EV Cargo Technology, Allport Cargo Services, CM Downton, Jigsaw and Palletforce into a corporate structure under a new single brand.

EV Cargo ensures international delivery of goods at a better value, providing warehousing and distribution solutions that help businesses grow. Global brands benefit from a distribution chain with a global reach and access to EV Cargo’s portfolio of multimodal transport links.

The business was created by specialist investor EmergeVest by consolidating ownership of six of the UK’s leading logistics companies. With £850 million of revenue, EV Cargo is the largest privately-owned logistics business in the UK, providing mission-critical supply chain services to a portfolio of great customers and leading brands.

EV Cargo Business Divisions:

  • Express
  • Global Fowarding
  • Logistics
  • Technology

EV Cargo includes four main operating segments: Express, Global Forwarding, Logistics and Technology. Operating under the group structure, EV Cargo adopts a cargo-centric approach, focussing on customer needs across the entire supply chain by bringing together the best people, processes, technology and network.

EV Cargo Companies

Individually, the six companies that form EV Cargo are acknowledged experts in their respective fields with deep logistics heritage, strong recognition and market goodwill. Whilst part of EV Cargo, each retains its own identity and continues to manage supply chains for the world’s leading brands.

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EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo Technology provides cutting-edge B2B cloud software solutions and supply chain management software that unites trading communities in the retail and consumer product industries.
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Allport Cargo Services

Allport Cargo Services is one of the UK’s largest freight forwarders with a global network and deep expertise in retail supply chain.
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CM Downton

CM Downton is one of the UK’s leading providers of ambient contract logistics services on behalf of many large-scale manufacturers across a range of industry sectors.
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Jigsaw is one of the UK’s market leaders in 4PL managed transport solutions through a network of partner hauliers.
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EV Cargo Logistics

EV Cargo Logistics is the UKs leading provider of temperature-controlled logistics services for fresh foods on behalf of manufacturers and retailers.
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Powered by EmergeVest

EmergeVest is a Hong Kong-based international private equity investor with expertise in investing in international supply chain businesses. It has more than $450 million in committed capital and its financial and legal expertise, combined with hands-on knowledge of the logistics sector, has helped its portfolio businesses grow to the next level as part of a worldwide network of operations.
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