Gander & White Shipping is delighted to announce that its Royal Warrant for fine art services to HM The Queen has been renewed for a further five years. It’s continued possession of this badge of honour acknowledges the company’s ongoing art logistical services provided to the Royal Household and the Royal Collection.
Gander & White is one of fewer than 700 companies that currently hold a Royal Warrant for services provided to HM The Queen. The Royal Household Warrants Committee initially granted the warrant on behalf of HM The Queen in 2017 for a period of three years. Having gone through the reapplication process in Spring and Summer of 2018 the warrant has now been awarded for the maximum of five years, until March 2025.
Francelle White, the named ‘Grantee’ of the Warrant and non-executive director of the family-owned company, says “for over 85 years we have endeavoured to offer the highest quality service. We are thrilled to be honoured in this way for our work provided to the Royal Household”. Oliver Howell, Gander & White’s European Managing Director, says: “I’m immensely proud to have had this warrant renewed. I’ve seen Gander & White grow greatly in the 25 years since I started here and the renewal of our appointment is a real testament to the level of service we always strive to provide.”
All Gander & White vehicles can continue displaying the royal arms and legend indicating the reason for the appointment. All vehicles in the UK, France and the US can display this crest, making Gander & White the only fine art shipper with a Royal Warrant with facilities in France and the US.
Paul Cannon, Managing Director of Gander & White’s US operations, says, “we are proud to be the only fine art shipper in the US to hold a Royal Warrant. It’s an instant marker of quality that we know our clients will appreciate.”
The current end of tenure for Gander & White’s Warrant is now 31 March 2025.