History in brief
Spatial (Air Brokers and Forwarders) Limited is formed by James Gallagher at East Midlands Airport (EMA), UK, as an aircraft brokerage – leasing and chartering aircraft.
Product base extended to include air freight forwarding activities.
Company has five employees.
Company repositions as a multi-modal freight forwarding specialist.
Courier services added.
Postal services added – mechanised mail room established.
Relocated to EMA Cargo Terminal One.
Awarded 'DfT Regulated Agent' status for the safe transportation of aviation cargo.
IATA certification achieved.
ISO 9001 quality certification achieved for all products.
Investors in People certification achieved.
Relocation to Spatial House, Castle Donington, near Derby, UK.
Warehousing services added.
Investment in new auto-enclosure equipment – providing mailing throughput speeds of up to 15,000 units an hour.
Spatial joins The Keswick Enterprises Group, which has related activities in warehousing, pan-European transport, mainland European contract logistics, overseas forwarding, co-packing and sourcing.
Secondary warehouse opened in Langham Park, near Castle Donington.
Secondary warehouse moves to Swadlincote, near Burton-on-Trent.
Spatial rebrands as Spatial Global Limited, reflecting increased capabilities and the international nature of its activities (operations span more than 220 countries).
Launch of direct entry service to USA for mail and e-commerce.