Matthew Kibble Transport has bought Coventry-based Fullforce Logistics. This latest acquisition, which follows the purchase of Kent-based Shakespeare Transport in March 2015, sees the Lancashire haulier broaden its geographical reach and gain a new Midlands operating base. It said further acquisitions are on the cards. Under the terms of the sale, former Fullforce owners Pat Pugh and Mick Dowling will continue to work in the business. The acquisition results in Pallet-Track member Matthew Kibble Transport adding another Palletforce member to […]
Paul Day, MD at Turners (Soham), has described the group’s purchase of hazardous logistics specialist Lewis Tankers last month as being “all about growth”.
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.
Brit European Transport has bolstered its bulk liquids business with the purchase of Cheshire-based Tankplus. Specialising in fuel and bulk powder distribution, Tankplus operates from Ellesmere Port and runs seven vehicles. “We were looking to develop the size and scope of our bulk liquids division and the Tankplus opportunity fitted the bill,” said Brit European MD Graham Lackey. “We have no plans to change anything in the short to medium term as Tankplus appears to be working well and delivering […]