SJ Bargh Group has bought haulier RG Bassett & Sons for an undisclosed sum. The deal sees the Lancaster-based specialist haulier take on Bassett’s 100 employees and an 11 acre site near Stoke-on-Trent, close to SJ Bargh’s existing sites and to the M6 and A50. The acquisition boosts the group’s general haulage and warehousing operations and brings new driver and training services, the company said. Bassett will continue as a standalone brand, with SJ Bargh continuing to focus on specialised […]
Ballyvesey Holdings has bought Birmingham operator Bird’s Groupage Services for an undisclosed sum. In a statement, the County Atrim-based business, which also owns Montgomery Transport, said: “[We] are pleased to announce that we have completed the purchase of the trade and assets of Bird’s Groupage Services.
A 55% rise in turnover at Norbert Dentressangle’s UK group company Norbert Dentressangle Logistics was achieved last year as a result of cost reductions, new business and the first full year’s effect of the acquisition of TDG in October 2011.
Norbert Dentressangle has been officially purchased by XPO Logistics. The deal to acquire 67% of the business from the Norbert family has gone through less than six weeks after an unsolicited €3.24bn (£2.3bn) bid was made by the US firm for the business.