BCA Marketplace has restructured its supply chain operations following its acquisitions of Paragon Automotive and car preparation firm Ambrosetti last year. The new structure sees BCA run four different business units, with BCA Automotive handling multiple vehicle logistics and BCA Logistics providing single vehicle movements. BCA Fleet Solutions will handle defleet and refurbuishment services, while BCA Vehicle Services provides services for new fleets. It claims that the combined operations creates “the largest fleet of vehicle transporters in the UK” with over […]
Stobart Group has said the integration of Autologic into its Eddie Stobart division has been “seamless” with all assets and key personnel retained. Autologic was bought by Stobart in August, after an initial bid – valuing the company at £12.4m – was made for the company in June. The acquisition adds £144.7m of annual turnover and £2.1m of pre-tax profit to Eddie Stobart’s £519.5m of turnover and £27.4m of pre-tax profit. New deputy chief executive at Stobart Group, and former […]
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.