Cambridge-based James Dolan Group has bought Ipswich haulage firm Dooley Rumble for an undisclosed sum. The deal comes 18 months after it snapped up Green & Skinner (Haulage). Speaking to MT, group MD James Dolan said the deal, which brings the group’s turnover to more than £10m, is part of a strategy to create a national logistics business. UPN member Dooley Rumble, which provides distribution, warehousing and freight forwarding, was established 30 years ago by former directors Neil Dooley and […]
Viridor Waste Management has purchased paper collecting and processing business Pulp Friction for £9m as it looks to diversify. Pulp Friction has an O-licence for up to 28 vehicles and 22 trailers spread across two locations in Erith, Kent. Colin Drummond, chief executive of Viridor, said: “The acquisition of this paper collection and processing business is in line with the group’s strategy of expanding its waste management activities, particularly in collection and recycling.” Pulp Friction processes around 100,000 tonnes of […]
The head of Norbert Dentressangle’s (ND) UK logistics believes 2012 will see the operation cement its number one spot in ND’s overall international operations as the business shifts into another gear following the integration of TDG. In ND’s latest results, the UK outperformed all other countries to become its logisitic division’s key revenue contributor in 2011, generating 41% of the total. ND Logistics UK MD Malcolm Wilson tells MT.co.uk: “We’re in a great place; the business has a renewed scale […]
Waste collection company Biffa is set to return to the London Stock Exchange on Thursday (20 October) for the first time in eight years.