DX Group has acquired The Legal Post (Scotland) and First Post from First Scottish Group for £3.25m, in a move that consolidates the legal document exchange market in Scotland. Together, the two acquired businesses had a turnover of £5.2m for the year ending May 2015, generating a £600,000 profit. For the year-ending 30 June 2015 DX Group had a turnover of £297.5m and a pre-tax profit of £26.7m. Legal Post provides a document exchange and postal service in Scotland, delivering […]
Pall-Ex has appointed Chris Bowden as group sales and marketing director, following a series of new member appointments in the wake of the closure of UK Pallets.
FedEx has made an offer to acquire TNT Express, valuing the business at €4.4bn (£3.2bn), in a deal that both parties describe as having a high level of certainty.
Ryder Europe vice-president and MD David Hunt’s claim that “Ryder is full of the joys of spring”, is not what MT expects to hear as we meet to discuss the integration of Hill Hire. But like the company he works for, Hunt can pull the occasional surprise. Ryder’s big surprise last year was the £151m acquisition of Hill Hire, announced the day before its 40th birthday in the UK (MT 13 June 2011). This takeover created a rental and leasing […]