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Success for our MD

Having been nominated by accountancy firm RSM, our Managing Director Andy Mead was delighted to receive the Institute of Directors East of England Director of the Year Award 2019 for Innovation. The Presentation Lunch was held in June at the Jockey Club in Newmarket and was a fantastic celebration of all the great work being […]

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One of our more unusual projects…

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 […]

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We’re Essex Wildlife Trust Corporate Members

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 […]

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Kevin runs a PB for charity..

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!

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Speeding our way across the Finishing Line !

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 […]

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We Won !!

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 […]

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UKWA Award Finalists

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.

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Our Latest Community Project

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 […]

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Saving the Planet – one product at a time..

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 […]

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The Finishing Line, now delivering by drone !

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 […]

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