ABP offers unparalleled expertise in safely handling a wide range of forest products, including timber, reels, palletised paper and board. ABP offers facilities and services to leading forest products business across the nation.
ABP offers unparalleled expertise in safely handling a wide range of forest products, including timber, reels, palletised paper and board.
Our expert and highly trained teams are ready to work in partnership to deliver the solutions your business needs.
ABP’s expertise ranges from the discharging Ro-Ro cargoes and de-vanning containers to providing storage with integrated stock management IT solutions and haulage services.
ABP also has the ability to invest and develop brand new facilities tailored to meet customers’ requirements.
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We understand that you and your customers need safe and time-efficient handling, keeping control of your costs. ABP’s extensive portfolio of facilities, backed by well-equipped stevedoring operations and other services, will help your business achieve that objective.
ABP has recently invested more than £500 million in port facilities and equipment. This includes state-of-the-art terminal facilities, handling equipment and industry-leading storage facilities to
serve the forest products market.
ABP’s Timber Treatment Plant at Ipswich has high-pressure timber treatment units which can treat timber packs of up to 24 metres in length, offering an unrivalled service from ship to shore.
Our depth of expertise also includes managing shipping operations, as exemplified by the unique Timberlink service which provides sustainable supply chain solutions for roundwood timber from the Argyll peninsula in Scotland.
Utilising our port locations, we are well positioned to offer a multi-port distribution package with one consolidated contractual agreement, offering significant benefits for your business.
If you would like to find out more about how ABP can help your business please get in touch with our sector expert, Matthew Boyle.
As the UK’s largest port operator with a network of 21 ports around Britain, we offer excellent marine access. Our ports offer efficient road and rail links, providing swift access to destinations throughout the country.
As the UK’s best-connected port operator, ABP provides an unparalleled range of locations, routes and logistics solutions ready to serve our customers’ business needs.