York-based haulage firm Revis Transport has continued its drive for growth with the acquisition of Spandler Bros from Bunn Fertiliser. The deal sees the firm expand its geographical reach, giving the company a foothold in East Anglia. This is the company’s second acquisition in 18 months, following its purchase of ABC (Grimsby) in April 2014. It sees Revis Transport takeover the fleet and staff at Spandler Bros, which had 19 employees and a fleet of 16 trucks and 23 trailers. […]
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 […]
FedEx UK made four acquisitions totalling £13.8m in the past 10 months – but has declined the opportunity to say why.