DFDS acquires fish delivery company Colley Brothers, Grimsby

With the acquisition of Colley Brothers Ltd in Grimsby, DFDS is further strengthening its services to the UK Seafood Industry.

Colley Brothers David Colley & Peter Colley

Ferry and logistics company DFDS has acquired fish delivery company Colley Brothers in Grimsby.

Colley Brothers was established in 2006 by David and Peter Colley who still manage the company today. It employs 45 staff, most of who are van drivers and operates 30 temperature-controlled vans. It is a company well known throughout the industry for offering a flexible, and highly efficient service keeping the focus on the customer at all times.

“The acquisition will create a greatly enhanced joint operation in Grimsby where we will be able to consolidate Colley Brothers with the existing DFDS operations.   We will broaden the range of services offered to the seafood industry and be able to meet even more of the specific needs of our customers,” says Eddie Green, Head of DFDS Cold Chain business.

Eddie Green Eddie Green, Vice President and Head of BU Cold Chain

“David and Peter Colley will remain with the business and we are looking forward to working together to build a stronger more diverse operation.”

Established in 1866, DFDS is a market leading ferry and logistics company. DFDS has approximately 8,000 colleagues operating through a network of ports and offices throughout Europe.

Further Information:

Eddie Green, (Tel) +44 7739974194

David Colley (Tel) +44 7713161123

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