Maritime Group has acquired Aegeus Transport – the holding company for Roadways Container Logistics (RCL) – for an undisclosed sum. The purchase, in completed on Friday 8 August, sees Felixstowe-based Maritime take on the entire RCL business. This comprises 374 employees, a fleet of 241 vehicles, sites at Hainault, Felixstowe, Leeds, Manchester, Nursling in Southampton, and the company’s Birmingham Intermodal Freight Terminal (BIFT) at Birch Coppice in Tamworth. “We are very excited to acquire Aegeus and Roadways,” said John Williams, group […]
Deutsche Post DHL has reached an agreement to buy UK Mail, in a deal that values the delivery company at £242.7m.
The threat of a tanker driver strike could now be averted, as the Unite union and fuel distribution companies reach agreement over a new set of proposals. Unite has also been given an extended industrial action mandate of 21 May to allow it time to discuss the new proposals with its 1,200 tanker driver members. Peter Harwood, Acas chief conciliator, who has been heading up the negotiations, says: “Following a further two days of intensive discussions, a final set of […]