About Us

The What, Why & How Behind What We do

Part of the Bidvest family with a passion for quality, PCL Transport 24/7 Ltd is one of the UK's leading chilled distribution specialists of a diverse range of products, that include dairy and salad items in a tightly temperature controlled environment. with an outstanding senior management team and values that take us from strength to strength, delivering innovative logistics to a growing list of customers across the United Kingdom.

2001

PCL Distributes from Oakthorpe

First fleet of vehicles dedicated to distributing chilled products on behalf of Arla foods.

Expansion of PCLs Warehousing

With the growing demand for PCL's 24/7 service - operations were moved to Hoddesdon to a 50,000sqft warehouse. This opened up several job opportunities as well as increasing storage capacity for new and existing clients.

2004

2006

PCL Experiences Further Growth

The Hoddesdon site was expanded to 80,000sqft warehousing. Additionally the fleet now boasted 100 Lorries that delivered chilled products across the country.

Onsite VMU in Hoddesdon.

The first Vehicle Maintenance Unit was installed and our fleet was maintained exclusively by SCANIA engineers, minimising downtime and ensuring the smooth operation of our growing fleet.

2007

2008

New Site Opened

PCL Expanded it's operation with a new distribution site in Bingley Road Hoddesdon. Creating further opportunities for clients and employees alike.

New Developments

PCL continued expanding on the premium service our customers rely upon with the development of a 100,000sqft warehouse in Charlton Mead Lane, Hoddesdon.

2009

2011

Several Big Changes.

Development of new maintenance unit (Renault Franchise in Hoddesdon). Opening of 130,000sqft warehouse in Lichfield to increase effective network distribution range. Employee's now reached 600 and a premium Renault fleet size of 260 vehicles.

Development of New Site in Hatfield.

First groundwork starts on 250,000sq ft site at Hatfield (Due July 2013).

2012

2013

All round Expansion.

PCL moves operations from Hoddesdon to new Hatfield site and orders 250 new Renault vehicles to compliment the fleet. PCL open a new Depot in Bristol to serve the growing demand in the South west.

Arla, Aylesbury opens

Arla opens the worlds largest fresh milk production site with PCL Transport 24/7 Ltd handling all shipments from the site.

Sept 2013

2014

Manchester Site Opens.

PCLs continued growth and excellence in customer services paves the way for a new site in Trafford Park Manchester, which in turn creates a wealth of new opportunities for the transport and distribution industry.

PCL joins the Bidvest Family.

PCL officially joins the biggest logistics corporation in the UK and becomes part of the Bidvest family.

July 2014