Europa Worldwide has outlined an acquisition strategy that would see it target operators, as well as air and sea interests, as MD Andrew Baxter looks to build the “biggest business” he can. Financed by a combination of profit and borrowing Europa will look at road freight operators with a turnover between £20m and £60m on an annual basis as Baxter adds to a business that, he told MT, had seen turnover rise 25% for the year-ending in May. Baxter said: […]
Industry voices disapproval over campaign to ban abnormal and hazardous loads from Dartford Crossing
A campaign to ban oversized and hazardous goods from using the Dartford Crossing has come under fire from others in the road transport sector.
Even if customs clearance is reinstated following Brexit, leaving the EU remains the best thing for the UK, according to Europa Worldwide Group MD Andrew Baxter.
Freight and warehousing specialists Europa Worldwide Logistics has opened a new £20m purpose-built distribution centre in Birmingham. Constructed in just 24 weeks, the new 155,000ft² facility at ProLogis Park, Minworth, brings together a number of the company’s operating divisions under one roof, including European express, seafreight, national distribution, exhibition and project forwarding and logistics services. The firm, which has been running for nearly 50 years, has been operating from Birmingham since 1985. The Minworth facility employs 100 staff, has 15,000 […]