ByBox Field Support has extended its technical services arm with the acquisition of courier firm Echo. Echo, which provides time-critical spare parts delivery for clients including Fujitsu, IBM and Getronics, will be incorporated into ByBox’s Technical Services division. The acquisition will see the company’s network of field technicians grow to over 400, covering the IT and retail sectors. ByBox MD Mark Garritt said Milton Keynes-based Echo needed to be integrated into a high volume firm in order to be sustainable. […]
Brit European Transport has bolstered its bulk liquids business with the purchase of Cheshire-based Tankplus. Specialising in fuel and bulk powder distribution, Tankplus operates from Ellesmere Port and runs seven vehicles. “We were looking to develop the size and scope of our bulk liquids division and the Tankplus opportunity fitted the bill,” said Brit European MD Graham Lackey. “We have no plans to change anything in the short to medium term as Tankplus appears to be working well and delivering […]
Palletways Group has been bought by South-African group Imperial Holdings in a transaction worth £163m.
Parcel carrier Worldwide Logistics and Distribution (WWLD) has acquired two-man delivery firm HTH Logistics, which trades as Home Direct Logistics.