Denholm Logistics Acquires Specialist Steel Stevedoring Business
Scruttons (NI) Limited, which was acquired by Denholm Logistics, a division of family-owned business, J&J Denholm, in 2012, announces the acquisition of the Belfast specialist steel stevedoring business, William Reid Limited. The addition of William Reid emphasises the continued commitment Denholm Logistics Group has towards investing in Belfast and the island of Ireland.
Based at Belfast Harbour, William Reid, formed in 1930, provides stevedoring, port agency, short sea brokering and logistics services. Through continued investment in equipment and infrastructure, not only is William Reid one of the leading stevedoring operations in Northern Ireland, it has also developed specialist quayside steel handling facilities that are unique on the island of Ireland. The skills and expertise of William Reid complement Scruttons, which provides stevedoring of bulk cargoes and container handling at the Port of Belfast and Dublin Freight Terminal.
The acquisition of William Reid Limited was completed by Scruttons (NI) Limited on 31 July 2021. Scruttons is part of Denholm Logistics Group, one of the four divisions of diversified family-owned business The Denholm Group.