A rise in firms tendering contracts more frequently and the loss of a large and “challenging” customer is presenting Gregory Distribution (Holdings) with both difficulties and opportunities. Reporting its results to 1 October 2016, the company, which has 32 depots across the UK, said the trend was presenting the firm with additional risk but also creating “more opportunities”. The directors’ report revealed Gregory Distribution had lost a large customer towards the end of the financial year. While the loss would […]
Palletways member Kay Transport has acquired the business of Truro-based South West Delivery Services, which was headed by MD Mark Adams.
Gregory Distribution is launching an HGV driver training academy at its Cullompton depot that aims to train up to 10 candidates a month to obtain their Category C licences.
Renewed economic confidence and a focus on efficiencies saw an increase in the amount of mergers and acquisitions in 2014 as operators looked to strengthen, diversify and consolidate. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look back at a surprisingly strong year of M&A activity. In February, Pollock (Scotrans) acquired Blackburn-based haulier Gilbraith (TS) for an undisclosed seven figure sum, giving the Scottish operator extended reach into north-west England. April saw Essex-based freight forwarder and haulier Simarco purchase Longport-Staffordshire based IFB for an undisclosed […]