WTA is over 110 years old and has always been a leader in logistics innovation, growing over 500% over the last twenty years alone. 

What makes us special is our approach to people. Both our customers and colleagues build long-term relationships with WTA. 

This is reflected in our Net Promoter Score (85%) as well as our Trustpilot score (4.7*), which is exceptionally high, especially compared to other logistics companies. 


“At WTA, every part of our business strategy is built around the customer experience. This provides guidance for creating a meaningful brand and ensures the culture within the business is customer-first.”

Keri Barton, Group Sales and Marketing Director

WTA works very closely with our key partners around the globe, to ensure that goods arrive without delay and in perfect condition.


Our Board and SLT provide governance and strategic leadership for WTA as it sees massive organic growth.

Rochelle Sommer
Rochelle Sommer
As CEO of WTA, Rochelle Sommer ensures that your time with us is a streamlined success.

With 16 years of outside experience, Rochelle’s overall growth development skills help you to optimize your business operations.

Alongside her father and brother, Rochelle is a fourth-generation member of the WTA family business. She works tirelessly to apply her many skills towards meeting and exceeding your needs.

"It was always my goal to work for the family business and bring my knowledge and experience to the world of logistics."

As a member of our team of global logistics experts, Rochelle enhances and improves your experience as much as possible.

Via the overall WTA Group communication strategy, she strives to be completely honest and transparent with you. She aims to give you the information you need to make an informed decision about who will best achieve your goals.

Rochelle owns the WTA goal of delivering to you a truly first-class logistics service. She searches for ways to improve our methods so that your bespoke solution allows your business to excel.

Rochelle is also dedicated to helping us open our borders, allowing us to give you an exemplary offering from all around the world. Working with our team in China, she strives to develop and grow our operations. By improving our global connectivity, we can further streamline your supply chain.

Learning more and more about international cultures every day, Rochelle's always ready to assist you in any way she can.

John Sommer co-CEO
John Sommer
John Sommer has a lifetime of experience working as part of the WTA Group family. It has provided him with the practical knowledge and expertise to deliver the highest quality transport and logistics solution for your business.

As a fourth-generation member of the WTA family business, John has been interested in international freight management since his teenage years. This interest has naturally evolved into a career focused on providing WTA customers the highest level of service for truly customised logistics solutions.

John has worked both in the UK and abroad, having spent five years overseas in the US setting up and developing the US office. This experience has left him with unparalleled knowledge in US customs brokerage and a comprehensive understanding of the complex clearances involved in food transport.

You can be confident that, when you work with John, you'll be working with someone who is dedicated to finding the best solution to your unique logistical challenges.

In 2013, John became WTA Group Director and Head of US Development. This position has allowed him to develop strong relationships and broaden his knowledge of US regulations to ensure that your needs are addressed in a seamless manner. WTA Group is dedicated to staying at the forefront of global logistics, and John is working as part of WTA's strong management team to drive the company forward.

To meet the future trends and demands of the global industry. Today, he serves as Chairman of WTA UK and WTA USA, helping lead the company in becoming the global leader in bespoke logistics solutions.

Outside of the office, John is a loving and proud father to three children. His hobbies include fly fishing, playing golf and spending time outdoors when the English weather allows.

Keri Barton Group Sales and Marketing Director
Keri Barton
Group Sales and Marketing Director
Keri is dedicated to ensuring our customers' experience, service and communications with WTA remain market leading, and through innovation continues to set the benchmark for customer service and product innovation in the industry.

Keri has over 15 years of marketing experience, primarily in B2B. Experience includes Lloyd’s of London, but most recently Restore plc, an AIM-listed, fast-growing UK business. She has vast experience in selling transformative technology, that creates automated workflows and digital transformation through Ai and robotics.

Her experience has been in fast-paced environments, and she specialises in helping companies grow organically at speed, working with Sales Directors to maximise opportunities.  Keri ensures revenue strategies are aligned with people strategies, to ensure colleagues are excited and committed to growth journeys, as well as to ensure customer happiness remains at the heart of the organisation.


“Our Customer Success Team build long careers with WTA, and in turn build long-term relationships with our customers.”

Sam Mitchell, Associate Director of Customer Success

International Offices

UK - Manchester (Head office)

Suite 3E, Third floor, Manchester International Office Centre, 11 Styal Road, Wythenshawe,
Manchester, M22 5WB, UK
T: +44 161 493 1160

USA - Chicago

1699 Wall Street #212,
Mt Prospect,
IL 60056, United States

T: +1 847 545 9960

China - Hong Kong

1004, 10th floor, Charm Centre,
No 700 Castle Peak Road, Lai Chi Kok,
Hong Kong, China

T: +852 3527 3908

UK - London

Suite 6, 01 Meadlake Place,
Thorpe Lea Road,
Egham, TW20 8HE, UK
T: +44 208 783 2100

China - Shanghai

Room 501, Block D,
No.723 Tongxin Road, Hongkou District,
Shanghai, China
T: +86 6387 0101

China - Shenzhen

1808. 18/F, YinXin Plaza Block E,
No. 77 Songbai Road, Longgang District,
Shenzhen, China
T: + 86 755 2361 0062


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