Tilbury (London) - Portcentric


International supply chain expertise is the Port of Tilbury’s undoubted strength and makes the port a leader in portcentric logistics, providing solutions and helping to deliver significant savings. 

Features include:

  • Supply chain expertise – working with customers to improve their network and offer seamless logistics
  • Shipping services to/from all key worldwide destinations – European and Deep Sea lines with additional Feeder connections via Continental Ports. London Container Terminal (, which handles 500k containers per year is the UK’s third largest facility
  • Warehousing: existing indock facilities (5 million square feet) with the ability to develop bespoke distribution warehouses via flexible tailored packages
  • A further 70 acre industrial and Logistics Development adjacent to the Port of Tilbury at London Distribution Park:
  • Extensive network of contacts to provide the necessary logistics connections
  • Full range of ancillary services including container shunting
  • IT systems to support traceability of cargo
  • Coastal shipping services between Scotland and Tilbury
  • Onsite: Haulage depots, three rail terminals and dedicated barge terminal

Benefits of Portcentric

  • It is cost-effective, reducing double handling and unnecessary lorry miles
  • It puts product close to the heart of the major populations
  • It is environmentally friendly: lower CO2 emissions by maximising the use of sustainable transport. Multi-modal distribution is available at the Port: Road, Rail and Barge
  • It is innovative and refreshes supply chains
  • It improves stock availability and reliability
  • It allows re-work or processing of product at the point of entry

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