Netherlands-based Agro Merchants Group has bought Motor Transport Award winner Grocontinental for an undisclosed sum. Established in 1941, Grocontinental offers cold storage and logistics services to the food industry with a particular expertise in the dairy and meat sectors. It is located in Whitchurch, Shropshire, and operates from a 35-acre complex with a warehouse capacity of 197,000 pallets. The business offers a range of specialist services including cheese cutting, blast freezing, ingredient sorting, de-boxing and reboxing, shrink-wrapping, bar coding, labelling […]
Fleet Van Operator of the Year, sponsored by Renault Trucks, has been added to the line up of 2016 Motor Transport Awards, reflecting the growing importance of vans in the UK transport industry.
Devon-based Gregory Distribution has acquired the business, assets and goodwill of Oxfordshire firm Interoute Transport Services, which went into administration on 17 May.
The deadline for entries to the 2017 Motor Transport Awards has been extended to 17 March. There are 20 awards categories to choose from – entry is free and companies can enter as many categories as they want, provided they meet the eligibility criteria. Anyone entering the awards is advised to read each entry form carefully, as the judging panel will be looking for entries that specifically address the criteria set out for that category. The awards will again be judged […]