On Friday 26th February 2021 Steve Richardson officially handed over the reins of STR Logistics Limited after over two decades at the helm of the company having decided it was time to hang up the ‘van keys’ and enjoy a well deserved retirement and change of pace. All at STR wish Steve every health and happiness for the future and sincerely thank him for all his amazing achievements operating STR!
A smooth transition has taken place handing over to former Kuehne + Nagel senior executives Anthony Quinn and Peter Adams who have announced their acquisition 100% of the shares in STR Logistics Limited. The acquisition has been made via their holding company 2020 Logistic Solutions Limited. The STR Logistics name will not change and will trade as normal as a wholly owned 2020 Logistic company.
Anthony’s career in logistics spans nearly 40 years including at Regional Board Level with Kuehne + Nagel, as well as senior commercial global management roles with Mercury Airfreight, AEI, Danzas-AEI, K+N, Hellmann, and DB Schenker. Peter’s 25-year logistics career has included Country Management positions with Kuehne + Nagel, Agility G4S, and DB Schenker.
Commenting on their acquisition, “We are absolutely thrilled and delighted to have acquired STR which has an amazing and successful history providing professional transport logistics solutions from the heart of Devon. The company has an enviable footprint and scale from its’ location in the South West providing reliable, well executed, regional and national transport solutions to Logistics, Retail and Commercial customers.
We are now very much looking forward to the exciting journey ahead working with our new colleagues and much valued customers to take STR to the next level of development. We plan to expand our service portfolio and increase our geographic presence to serve our existing and future customers with ‘best in class’ tailored UK transport logistics, storage, and warehouse solutions”.
Anthony and Peter are also pleased to advise that Steve Richardson has accepted an honorary position as “STR Lifetime Chairman” with the new owners which will enable his enviable association with the company to continue long into the future.
Anthony and Peter have assumed the roles of Joint Managing Directors of STR and will be based out of the Exeter location.
STR – “the gateway to the South West”