NFT will open its first port-centric site over the next 18 months as part of its international expansion strategy.

The logistics operator is eyeing dockside locations in the South East where it would open a temperature-controlled facility as part of a “multimillion” pound investment.

In April, Hong Kong-based private equity firm EmergeVest bought a majority stake in a move CEO David Frankish said would enable NFT to enter overseas markets.