Rhenus Group has expanded its UK presence with the purchase of Palletforce member RCS Logistics. The deal sees the Corby-based haulier, which has an operating licence for 50 trucks and 80 trailers, become a subsidiary of Rhenus Group’s UK arm Rhenus Logistics UK. RCS Logistics directors Steve Gray and Richard Robinson will join the Rhenus Logistics UK board, and all 135 RCS Logistics employees will remain with the business. Rhenus Group has also underwritten an investment, which will see another […]
Analysts have said the planned sale of DHL Express’s same-day domestic business will create another major player in the market to compete with CitySprint, and is unlikely to affect DHL’s profitability.
Norbert Dentressangle’s acquisitions of Christian Salvesen in 2007 and TDG in 2011 made the French group’s UK logistics operation a £1bn a year business, representing almost a third of group turnover, and silencing critics who had questioned the company’s commitment to the UK. […]
Abbey Logistics has bought the complete share capital of bulk liquid food operator Armet Logistics, creating a business with a combined turnover of £70m.