Abbey Logistics Group has acquired the majority of the assets and customer base relating to the bulk powder transport business of Seafield Logistics. Seafield Logistics is a major player in the UK bulk powder transport market, with significant contracts in food and non-food markets. It ranked 55 in Motor Transport’s Top 100 operators for 2013, with turnover of £41.3m for the 18-month period between 1 July 2011 and 31 December 2012, when it also posted a pre-tax loss of £362,000. Steve […]
CitySprint has purchased the same-day operations of Thames Valley-based Scarlet Couriers. The deal sees CitySprint acquire Scarlet Courier’s same-day, overnight and international operations in Bracknell, as well as the company’s same-day courier operation in Slough. Patrick Gallagher, chief executive, CitySprint, says: “This deal is another significant milestone in CitySprint’s on-going growth strategy. CitySprint’s extensive national reach is key to our success, so we’re delighted to be consolidating our presence in Berkshire.” Following the deal, Scarlet Couriers will continue to run […]
Abbey Logistics Group has moved to the next stage of its development, opening its first warehouse operation in Bromborough, Cheshire.
As 2014 draws to a close, MT.co.uk looks back at the stories you wanted to read. There were shocks, surprises and startling revalations galore in the road transport industry, but what were the ten stories that attracted the most attention? Here’s a clue: Seafield, Stobart and shortages dominated…