Douglas Gillespie Milestones
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DGP awarded Baumann Side-loader Dealership for Scotland”. Baumann are Europe’s market leader in Electric Powered Side-loaders and already in use at Scotland’s Sawmills.
We are once again delighted to be crowned as Scotland’s Top Dealer 2019 for Combilift and Aisle Master for the 7th consecutive year. And with a record year in terms of units sold, have received another
Gold Award for outstanding sales performance from Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks. We also acquired Carrylift Scotland in Bellshill as part of an expansion drive.
In our 50th year, DGP are delighted to be awarded as Scotland’s Top Dealer 2017 for Combilift and Aisle Master for the 5th consecutive year.
DGP awarded a Gold Award for outstanding customer service by our trusting partners at Mitsubishi.
DGP awarded Comblift/Aisle Master dealer of the year for the third time in five years.
DGP acquired by CorpAcq Group, and as we drive forward towards 50 years of growth, significant investment is provided for the next exciting chapter in our history.
DGP presented with Customer Focus award from the FLTA for our work on a special project for Aggreko UK.
DGP awarded Comblift/Aisle Master dealer of the year 2013 DGP awarded Comblift/Aisle Master dealer of the year.
DGP awarded After Sales Dealer of the year from Mitsubishi.
DGP marks its 40th year in business 2009 Douglas Gillespie receives Fork Lift Truck Association Lifetime Achievement Award for services to the industry
DGP awarded Mitsubishi fork lift truck franchise for the Central Belt of Scotland
DGP celebrates 25 years of Scottish Junior Golf sponsorship and receives award from PGA in recognition.
DGP establishes dealership for Combilift and Aisle Master specialist products.
DGP celebrates 25 years in business.
DGP is awarded BS5750 accreditation.
DGP embarks on a major investment and moves to custom built premises on a three acre site in Darnley, Glasgow.
DGP wins several major accounts, fueling further expansion.
DGP commences sponsorship of the Scottish Boys Under-16 Championship to help aspiring young golfers throughout the country. A number of these juniorswould go on to glittering careers and become major Scottish golf stars
DGP opens a fourth depot in Manchester
DGP opens a third depot in Bellshill, Lanarkshire and awarded Calor Gas franchise.
DGP moves to larger premises in Giffnock in the south side of Glasgow.
DGP opens a depot in Edinburgh.
DGP becomes a founding member of the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA).
Douglas Gillespie Plant (DGP) is established by Douglas and Margaret Gillespie in East Kilbride, Glasgow.