Suttons Tankers to Buy DHL’s UK Bulk Chemical Business

1st April 2019

Logistics BusinessSuttons Tankers to Buy DHL’s UK Bulk Chemical Business

Suttons Tankers has agreed a deal to acquire DHL Supply Chain’s UK bulk commodity chemical business. The acquisition predominantly covers chemical transportation from sites in Billingham, County Durham and Runcorn, Merseyside. DHL’s dedicated services in packed chemicals, bitumen, lubricants and fuels will remain with DHL.

Michael Cundy, Managing Director of Suttons Tankers, said: “We see DHL’s bulk commodity chemical business as complementary to our existing offer and in line with our strategic commitment to this market. This acquisition shows Suttons’ continued commitment to the bulk chemical sector and the benefits of a national shared user-support network.”

Suttons operates in the UK with a fleet of more than 500 vehicles focused on the chemicals, gas and fuel sectors and internationally with key business centres in New Jersey, Widnes, Antwerp, Ludwigshafen, Singapore, Shanghai, Tokyo and Khobar.