Suttons Group looks set to flex its financial muscles under the leadership of new MD John Sutton and is looking at acquisition targets in the UK food supply chain market. The operator revealed last month that MD Andrew Palmer would retire at the end of its financial year in April, with international division director John Sutton taking the reigns in May. Speaking exclusively to MT, the pair said that Suttons, which now derives the majority of its revenue from business […]
Ryder Europe has purchased CV contract hire and fleet management specialist Euroway for an undisclosed sum. Euroway has a total fleet of 1,419 CVs, ranging from 3.5 tonners to tractor units, plus trailers. Daf is the dominant supplier to Euroway. In 2010, its combined divisions generated a combined turnover of about £22m and a pre-tax loss of circa £730,000. The acquisition means Ryder’s fleet totals nearly 25,000, comprising 10,514 trailers and 13,905 vehicles. David Hunt, vice president and MD of […]
DX Group has acquired The Legal Post (Scotland) and First Post from First Scottish Group for £3.25m, in a move that consolidates the legal document exchange market in Scotland.
Cambridge-based James Dolan Group has bought Ipswich haulage firm Dooley Rumble for an undisclosed sum.