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The Wm Armstrong Group Journey So Far...


The Early Years

• In 1927 William Armstrong, a farm labourer, acquired a 25 acre smallholding at Newtown, Irthington near Brampton and so founded his haulage firm.


Growth | 1970 - 2000

• By 1970 the business had developed a strong general haulage section.

• In the 70s the transport industry was revolutionised with the use of articulated vehicles, palletised goods


The Millenium | 2000 - Now

• The 2001 foot and mouth disease outbreak had a severe effect on the region

• The company diversified by joining with other UK hauliers to form PalletFORCE, a palletised goods distribution network run by its members and operating throughout the UK and Europe.


The Future

• As a forward thinking Group who embrace new technology

• A low emission, greener, fully digital paperless company

• Where People are the source of our continued strength.

• We respect our rich family heritage.

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