About us

Xpediator Plc is a fast-growing international freight management company providing logistics and transport support solutions, exploiting the global growth demand for transportation services.

As a Group Xpediator Plc is committed to delivering dynamic supply chain solutions with a vision to become a leading international freight management and logistics provider through tailored world class customer service.

The original business, trading as “Delamode”, was established in 1988, providing freight forwarding services in the UK to Eastern Europe.

The Group has since evolved into an integrated freight management business operating in the supply chain logistics and fulfilment sector across the UK and Europe with a particular focus on, and expertise in, Central and Eastern European countries.

The Group currently employs over 1,000 people, with operational headquarters in Braintree, Essex, and country offices in the UK, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Estonia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Moldova, Romania and Serbia operating across a total of 34 sites. This network of offices provides regular and direct services linking Eastern Europe, the Balkans and the Baltics with Western Europe, together with logistics and warehousing capabilities in the UK and Romania.

The Group has 3 specialist service divisions, which are managed autonomously on a day-to-day basis but directed centrally to cross-sell services to the Group’s customer base:

Freight forwarding: Providing international freight management services by road, air and sea. The group also operates a specialist Retail & Lifestyle logistics solutions, which offers an end to end logistics solution for retailers. 

Logistics and warehousing:  Consisting of the leading palletised freight network in Romania, and further warehousing and port centre logistics services in the UK.

Transport support services: Delivering a one stop shop solution for transport companies in Romania, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Bulgaria. 

The Group at a glance

£221.2M

Turnover

90,000 SQM

UK & European warehousing

34

Offices and sites

+10,500

Customers

+1000

Employees

Where we operate

The Group has been establishing long-term connections across Cental and Eastern Europe countries since its formation over 30 years ago. From that point onwards, CEE has been a key area of operation. In 2020, the Group’s CEE operations accounted for £137 million, being 62% of the Group’s turnover. 

  • UK
  • Lithuania
  • Estonia
  • Bulgaria
  • Serbia
  • Montenegro
  • Macedonia
  • Romania
  • Moldova
Our history
2021

Mike Williamson appointed as Group CFO.

2021

Full Year results – Group turnover of £221.2m (2019: £213.2m) an increase of 3.7% reflecting a generally resilient performance during the Covid-19 impacted months coupled with a strong performance in the last quarter of 2020

2020

Full year results announced for year ended 2019, reporting a revenues increase of 19.0% to £213.2 million

2020

Construction of Import Services new 200,000 sq ft facility begins

2020

New 8,000 sqm cross dock construction starts in Lithuania

2020

Group acquires UK-based international groupage freight forwarder and operator, Nidd Transport Ltd.

2020

Robert Ross appointed as CEO.

2019

April

Full Year Results Released

Group revenues increased 54.1% to £179.2 million

2019

November

Award runners up

Xpediator Plc named runner-up in the European Small and Mid- Cap Awards 2019

2018

May

Full Year Results 

Group revenues increased by 60% to £116.3 million

2018

July

Acquisition

Xpediator acquires the entire issued share capital of Import Services Limited, a contract logistics and warehousing business based at the Port of Southampton.

2018

June

Acquisition

Xpediator acquire the entire issued share capital of Anglia Forwarding Group Limited, a UK-based international freight forwarder with road, sea and freight capabilities.

2017

August

Admission and First Day of Dealings on AIM

Listed on the London Stock Exchange (AIM:XPD)

2017

October

Acquisition 

Xpediator acquired the UK-based international freight forwarder, Benfleet Forwarding Ltd 

2017

November 

Acquisition 

Xpediator acquired Regional Express Limited, a UK-based freight forwarder and international courier