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Welcome to our Knowledge Centre

The Knowledge Centre consists of our latest news to keep you up-to-date with our activities and videos that we’ve created to explain a little more about Cardinal, the logistics industry and how we support our wider community.

Cardinal Group sets £200m turnover target as market surges

The Cardinal Group is planning to become a £200m business in the next 12 months. The group, which will report…

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Our Carbon Neutral Commitment

We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with The Planet Mark who will be supporting us in measuring and reducing our…

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New Shenzhen office open for business

We are pleased to announce that our new office in Shenzhen is now open, and will greatly help to support…

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Our OKRs (Objectives for 2020 & 2021)

Cardinal has always been brave in setting ambitious targets for the growth and development of the business. We have always…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread around the world, we have a heightened awareness at Cardinal of our responsibility…

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Cardinal Vietnam open for business

We are delighted to announce that our next big step in the ever-growing Asian market is the launch of our…

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Our Global World

Cardinal Sea Freight

Did you know 90% of world trade is carried by the international shipping industry?

Shipping is the least environmentally damaging form of commercial transport and there are currently at least 20 million containers crossing the world.

Cardinal Air Freight

Did you know air cargo represents less than 0.5% of the weight of all international cargo but 35% of world trade by value?

Last year the global aviation industry transported 86.9 million tonnes of cargo with a value of $6.4.

We’re IATA accredited and handle over 4 million kilos of air freight annually.

Cardinal Road Freight

All goods imported into the UK from outside the EU require import customs clearance before delivery can take place.

Last year, the value of all goods imported into the UK was £406 billion. All of Cardinal’s UK facilities are fully bonded and AEO approved, allowing us to offer a complete import solution.

Social Responsibility

Bambisanani Partnership

An international projects that brings together school children in the UK and South Africa.

Donna’s Dream House

A charity that provides free family holiday experiences for children with life-threatening illnesses.

Haveley Hey Primary School

The Cardinal Trust supports Haveley Hey in providing financial assistance to their child residential programme, which is helping bring about life-changing experiences.

Leeds Liver Trust

A charity that that supports anyone affected by liver disease.

The Cardinal Trust Full Video

Learn more about the numerous charities that have been supported by The Cardinal Trust.

The Wellspring

A resource centre for homeless and disadvantaged people. The Wellspring provides advice and support as well as referrals in to housing or supported accomodation.


An Introduction to Cardinal

Founder / MD Rob Cross introduces Cardinal

Welcome to our World

How much do you really know about Cardinal? Watch this video to find out all about our world.

Introducing Leda

For most companies shipping is both a time consuming and complicated process.

Stories from our people

Brian Hay

Brian explains the culture he and co-founder Rob Cross have created at Cardinal.

Micky Simmonds

Listen to Micky enthuse about the charity work he has been involved with and what makes Cardinal different.

Nick Hutt

Nick is one of our Global Account Managers and talks here about his experience of life within Cardinal.

Peter Cavanagh

Hear Pete’s story of career development taking him from a junior position to becoming Country Director, China and Hong Kong.