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Anchor Freight Limited

All About Us

Our Journey, Our Team & Our Promise

Getting to know us

Anchor Freight has evolved from one of Scotland’s leading forwarders, to the UK’s most driven and experienced independent shipping, logistics and warehousing specialists.

We have been operating since 1997 and  over the years have developed a diverse portfolio of unique and customised services. Backed by our extensive global network of agents and partners, our experienced team of freight professionals have built an excellent reputation for delivering innovative freight solutions coupled with competitive rates.

Meet Our Leadership Team



Having begun in the transport industry in the 1990s, owning trucks, and transport companies, and moving over the years into shipping and forwarding, I do feel I have a good grasp of each sector.

Accounts Manager

Anne Gillies

With over 40 years of experience working in Finance, in both the Manufacturing and Service industries, I know only too well the importance of money going in and out in a timely manner. But then, after all, it’s only adding and subtracting.

Commercial Manager

Pauline Rees

After leaving University, I worked in various industries over the years and have been in the Freight Industry for over 10 years now. I enjoy the challenging and dynamic environment.



Have worked in the industry for 25 years and now add a wealth of experience to our warehousing arm.

European Manager


Over 30 years’ experience in Logistics and I am still here.

Customs Manager (Dover)

Gary Setchfield

Close to 40 years in the customs industry with extensive knowledge in excise goods, as well as AEO processes and customs compliance procedures.

Anchor Our Sustainability

Through our ongoing monthly funding commitment, we are targeting the goal of planting over 1,500 trees and doubling our offset by the end of 2022. We have further committed to continue this project beyond 2022, and to also align our commitment parallel to our business success over future years.

We welcome you to be part of our ‘net zero’ journey. You can follow our sustainability projects across our social media, using #Anchologi

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