There’s always something different going on here at the Finishing Line. Here’s a great project we were recently commissioned to undertake – putting together 500 of the Bob Dylan Beaten Path Limited Edition books – produced to support his exhibition of water colours at the Halcyon gallery. Each book contained an autographed copy of one […]
Based on the edge of Watt Tyler Park in south Essex our proximity to nature couldn’t be any closer. Most people think of south Essex as a semi-suburban industrial region but when you take a closer look you can see that the region really is an important area for wildlife and the rural environment. Bowers […]
On the 14th October Kevin Bird ran the London Parks half marathon on behalf of MacMillan Cancer Support, with his daughter Kate and with generous donations, from friends, family and work colleagues raised over £1500 for the charity. Kevin hasn’t run since 1999 and came in with a PB of 2:32!
As we’re fast approaching the end of an incredible year here at the Finishing Line we have thought we’d give you an update on one of our company stories. This year we sponsored Alex Spooner, the son of one of our key team members here at the Finishing line – Chris Spooner. Alex who is […]
At last weeks UKWA awards we won the environment award specifically for our work in product returns and were presented the award by non other than Nick Hewer, Alan Sugars ex- sidekick on The Apprentice … Here’s the quote from The Logistics Guild: “The Environmental Award was won by The Finishing Line, the print finisher […]
We’re short listed for next weeks UKWA (UK Warehousing Association) to be held at the Dorchester Hotel in London. Current awards we’re up for are : Best New Member Award Environment Award …keep your fingers crossed ! View the full list of nominees here.
Here at the Finishing Line you’ll know we’re really passionate about our role in our local community and how we like to encourage the next generation. As part of our corporate social responsibility program we recently gathered a crack group of our team and headed down to Montgomery Primary School in Benfleet (http://www.montgomerieprimary.essex.sch.uk/) and we […]
Back in March the BBC published a new story on their website claiming that plastic bottle litter on beaches in the UK is up by 43% (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35878760). Apparently this equates to approximately 160 bottles per mile of UK coastline ! As well as this, overall there was a rise of 34% in general rubbish found […]
You’ve read Amazon’s plan to deliver orders by drone well we’re already ahead of the curve. …Well, maybe just not yet but we did have a drone filming at our warehouse last summer which enabled us to have a really good look at the technology. Could it work for our business? Currently we deal with […]
It’s an old adage in the estate agency world that there’s nothing like the location of a property to ensure it’s desirability, well the very same can be said of a logistics business like The Finishing Line. Having been based in south Essex for the past 28 years we’ve seen the incredible evolution of the […]