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1924

W Carman & Son established

1962

Pioneered cross channel movements WDR (Ron) Carman appointed Managing Director
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1964

Brit European Transport created

1971

Opened office in Rotterdam, Netherlands

1972

Opened office in Calais, France Started operating Chemical Tankers

1979

Opened office in Zeebrugge, Belgium

1986

Opened office in Milan, Italy

1998

Commenced moving JCB machines from the UK to the Continent Moved into Commercial Vehicle transportation with MAN, Munich Brit Gubau, Germany formed in a joint venture with Gubau GmbH, Wolfsburg

2000

Mr WR (Rod) Carman appointed Managing Director

2002

Silver Arrow Logistics formed in a joint venture with Autocarriers, Teesside

2005

Silver Arrow Logistics becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Brit European

2006

Brit Drive Trade Plate logistics formed.

2007

Brit European awarded contract to move Scania commercial vehicles in the UK by transporters and by trade plate.

2008

Rod Carman moves to Group Managing Director Graham Lackey joins as Managing Director Brit European awarded contract from General Motors and increases award from Honda Motors Europe

2009

Brit European awarded contract from Kubota UK Ltd

2011

Mercedes-Benz. Renewal of distribution contract for vans and trucks

2012

Gefco. Renewal of distribution contract Honda. Extension of distribution contract Toyota. Extension of distribution contract