News & Events Archive 2012


Increased Pallet Storage at our Glasgow Warehouse

Recent investment in new Pallet Racking and Warehouse Management System means that we can now house up to 12,300 Pallets safely and securely in our Glasgow Warehouses. Plus our new Bendi Fork Lift Trucks help us to load and unload Pallets from the Racking System.

Find out more about our Warehousing and Storage Facilities

Posted Monday 1st October 2012

William Armstrong

After 30 years in the family business, William Armstrong has decided to step down from his role in the Group.

After being diagnosed with his illness in 2010, and following treatment in the National Neurological Hospital in London, William is well on the road to recovery.

William's career at Armstrong's began in 1980 as a spray painter and included HGV Driver, Planner and Manager. He was appointed Director in 1995. William was instrumental in the development of the Group's dealership activities and was behind the successful move of Cumbria Truck Centre to it's current site in Longtown in 2010. As Fleet & Dealership Director, William took particular interest in the fleet and played a key role in developing business strategy.

Jennifer Whyberd, Managing Director (and William's sister) said "Everyone at Armstrong's was totally shocked when William fell ill and had to swiftly make changes to the business. Derek, Geof and I have worked closely with William for more than 30 years. Everyone is delighted to see him looking so much better. The Directors fully support his decision and wish him good health and every success in the future."

Posted Wednesday 19th September 2012

Wm Armstrong featured on Motor Transport Website

The Motor Transport website recently published a feature on Wm Armstrong's 85 years in the Haulage Industry. The article focuses on the Company's growth since starting out in 1927, the challenges faced in the years since then and what the future may hold. Read the full article here.

Posted Thursday 6th September 2012

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Classic Car Show at Longtown

Two of Wm Armstrong's Vintage Vehicles won 1st and 3rd prizes in the Classic Car Show held at Townfoot Garage, Longtown on Sunday 12th August.

Posted Monday 13th August 2012

 

Wm Armstrong at Motorbike Trial World Championship 2012

Wm Armstrong was one of the sponsors at the British leg of the FIM Motorbike Trial World Championship 2012 held at Nord Vue, Penrith, Cumbria on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th July.

Posted July 2012

 

Wm Armstrong Group featured in Commercial Motor magazine

Wm Armstrong featured in the June 14th issue of Commercial Motor magazine, available at all good newsagents every Thursday. Read the full article here on the Motor Transport website

Posted June 2012

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Wm Armstrong featured on Palletforce website

The Palletforce website contains a new article on Wm Armstrong's 85 years in the haulage industry. Click the link below to read the full article.

Wm Armstrong article on Palletforce website

Armstrong MOT Centre and the Good Garage Scheme

Armstrong MOT Centre in Uddingston, Glasgow is proud to announce that they are now members of the Good Garage Scheme. The Good Garage Scheme website allows customers to find a trustworthy garage in their area.

Find out more about the Good Garage Scheme

NEW Fork Lift Service from Wm Armstrong

Wm Armstrong can now offer customers a National Fork Lift Delivery and Collection service, using our new Palfinger and Moffett Mounty Fork Lift Trucks. More information in our General Haulage & Distribution pages.

Find out more about our NEW Fork Lift Service

Palletforce Awards 2011

Wm Armstrong Group are delighted to have been shortlisted in two categories at the recent Palletforce Awards ceremony ; Sales Achievements in 2010 and the prestigious Depot of the Year 2010.

Posted January 2012

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