Harbour’s new Manchester HQ opened by Irish Minister of State

L-R Harbour UK MD Steve Swinburn, Seán Fleming TD

The event formed part of the Irish Consulate General’s St. Patrick’s Week Tour. Harbour Freight’s custom built 43,000 sq ft HQ in Trafford Park, Manchester, formally opened in March. With the ceremony performed by Irish Minister of State for Finance, Seán Fleming TD, who visited as part of his St. Patrick’s week visit to the […]

Steve Swinburn promoted to Managing Director of Harbour International Freight

Steve Swinburn, MD, Harbour International Freight

Promotion comes at time of great expansion for the Manchester based business Harbour International Freight have announced that Steve Swinburn, who was previously General Manager, has been promoted to UK Managing Director. The promotion comes as Harbour reaffirms its commitment to the North West economy with the opening of its new 43,000 sq.ft. custom built […]

Update on Harbour International Freight

Business Connect checked in with Steve Swinburn, General Manager of Harbour International Freight, to see how the business was doing: Is the new Dublin depot now in operation? “Covid restrictions had delayed building works. We’re now nearing completion, with a plan to become operational in November 2021.” You were also planning something for Manchester – […]

Brexit 2021 – reality and moving forward

Steve Swinburn, General Manager of Harbour International Freight based in Manchester, looks at more issues brought to light in the aftermath of Brexit. “The Government have spent many millions on various TV ads, Radio ads, and Motorway Matrix signs advising UK Business to get ready for change. What it has not mentioned is it has […]

The Irish connection

Harbour International Freight has a tradition of offering specialist trailer services to and from Ireland and the UK. Following continued development over the past decade they now provide a full freight forwarding service via their integrated European Network. They are based in 16 locations throughout the UK and Ireland, and GM Business Connect caught up […]

Irish Sea logistics specialists

Harbour International Freight, the Manchester based transport & logistics business is going from strength to strength and is one of the fastest growing logistics companies in the North West and Ireland. As a long standing Irish Sea operator and the first in the market offering overnight palletised services between Manchester and Dublin in the 1980’s […]

Irish sea specialist harbours rapid growth

Long-established Manchester based Harbour International Freight has been branching out lately, says UK General Manager, Steve Swinburn. “Having only joined the UK distribution Pall-Ex network two years ago, in February this year we won the network operators business development award which for a fairly new member is quite an achievement.” Harbour International, which is based […]