Rental and leasing firm Fraikin Group has been acquired by a consortium – a move that follows the collapse last year of Fraikin’s deal to become part of Petit Forestier.
The shortage of skilled drivers continues to be the major concern for senior professionals in road haulage and logistics businesses throughout the UK, according to the findings of a major study published at the CV Show this week.
It would be a “disaster” for the commercial vehicle industry if the UK crashed out of the EU in 2019 without a good trade deal with the remaining EU27 countries, SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes has warned.
A long-term loyal supporter of the CV Show, MAN Truck & Bus was the only OEM to book space at the 2018 event, with its big deep red TGX dominating hall 5 on 24-26 April.
Fleet management firm Prohire Group has sold a majority stake in the business to private equity house NorthEdge Capital in a move aimed at fuelling its acquisition strategy.
Premier Logistics (UK) was loss-making in the eight months to 31 December 2017 newly published accounts from the embattled group reveal.
Clipper Logistics has signed a “significant” new logistics contract with online fashion retailer PrettyLittleThing.com.
Viridor Waste Management has been ordered to pay more than £365,000 in fines and costs after a 56-year-old man was fatally injured in a lorry runaway incident at a hospital in Plymouth.
Discount retailers B&M Retail and Aldi are to open major new warehouses in the Bedford area.
The Reed Boardall Group has appointed a new MD of transport as part of efforts to get the business back on track after an 80% profits plunge last year.