MT Top 100 company Seafield Logistics has been placed into administration. In a statement Grant Thornton confirmed it had been appointed as the firm’s administrator today (11 June), with David Riley, Les Ross and Joe McLean handling the process. “Immediately following the appointment, the bulk powder transport business was sold to Abbey Logistics and the warehousing business based in Winsford was sold to Lomas Distribution. “The two sales protect in excess of 110 jobs and provide continuity to the key […]
Viridor Waste Management has acquired JWT Holdings, a waste collection and recycling business based in Atherton, Greater Manchester, from John William Thomasson for £7.6m. JWT Holdings employs 45 staff and handles around 70,000 tonnes of material a year. Its materials recycling facility and fleet of 29 vehicles will be integrated into Viridor’s northern region, complementing the commercial collection services of its Trafford Park Operation, says owner Pennon Group. The acquisition will provide excellent synergies with Viridor’s activities in Manchester and […]
Tuffnells Parcels Express contributed £114m of revenue and £9.7m of operating profit to its new owner Connect Group in the year to the end of August, group chief executive Mark Cashmore has revealed.
A focus on growth, rather than reducing cross-company costs, will be Abbey Logistics’ priority after its acquisition of Armet Logistics.