Gregory Distribution has acquired West Sussex-based Philson Haulage for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of the temperature-controlled transport firm is expected to create a company with a combined turnover of £125m, employing around 1,300 staff across 18 locations in England and Scotland. Philson, which runs a fleet of over 30 vehicles and employs 56 staff at its Chichester base, was bought from its owners Phil and Sonia Dickinson. Phil Dickinson will continue to run the business. Gregory Distribution chief executive […]
Cambridge-based James Dolan Group has bought Ipswich haulage firm Dooley Rumble for an undisclosed sum.
CitySprint has purchased Birmingham-based Network Logistics UK, continuing its recent acquisition spree.
Ryder Europe vice-president and MD David Hunt’s claim that “Ryder is full of the joys of spring”, is not what MT expects to hear as we meet to discuss the integration of Hill Hire. But like the company he works for, Hunt can pull the occasional surprise. Ryder’s big surprise last year was the £151m acquisition of Hill Hire, announced the day before its 40th birthday in the UK (MT 13 June 2011). This takeover created a rental and leasing […]