BCA has appointed a new MD to head up its logistics operation as part of a plan to grow the division. Dean Hulse (pictured, below) joins the company with more than 15 years of experience, having held senior roles at companies including TNT and Whistl. The Webuyanycar.com owner last year bought Eddie Stobart’s automotive logistics business for £16m (pictured, main). Stobart Group had purchased the business headed by Avril Palmer-Baunack in 2012. As MD of the BCA logistics operation, Hulse will be […]
The integration of Stobart Automotive and Paragon Automotive at BCA Marketplace as its Automotive Services division is “progressing well” after seeing major increases in turnover and EBITDA in the first half of its financial year.
Culina-owned contract packing services provider IPS has established a joint venture with Eddie Stobart Logistics to run a dedicated packing facility at Stobart’s Bardon, Leicestershire site, where it stores and distributes products for Nestlé.
2015 saw some shocks in the market; FedEx bidding for TNT Express; XPO Logistics buying Norbert Dentressangle and BCA Marketplace buying Eddie Stobart’s automotive business. But they weren’t the only acquisitions in a year packed with M&A activity. We take a look at some of the deals that changed the industry.