Palletforce member TEF Transport has acquired fellow North Yorkshire haulier Millfield Haulage for an undisclosed sum, after it was offered the business following the retirement of owners Alfred (Ted) and Jayne Beat. The Scarborough-based firm – which recently added four new Mercedes Benz Actros units to its 40 strong fleet – adds Millfield’s 20 staff, 40,000ft² of warehousing space and, according to TEF, £2m of annualised turnover to its business. TEF MD Andy Mclaughlin, his wife Linda and fellow TEF […]
Regional hauliers will not survive in the long term if their only income is from pallet network membership, according to Simon Nelson, MD of Nelson Distribution.
AK Worthington’s fledgling international division is rapidly gaining momentum, with turnover expected to rise by 50% in the next 12 months, from about £1.2m to £1.8m.