Foodservice provider Bidfood is looking to recruit drivers and warehouse staff at its newly opened depot in Penrith, Cumbria. The depot was purchased from AF Blakemore & Son, which is part of Spar UK. It includes a 21,357ft² ambient centre and 5,078ft² freezer development. It will be used to service Bidfood customers in the region and as a base from which to expand the company’s footprint in the north of England. The company said it will continue to employ staff […]
Ryder Europe has purchased CV contract hire and fleet management specialist Euroway for an undisclosed sum. Euroway has a total fleet of 1,419 CVs, ranging from 3.5 tonners to tractor units, plus trailers. Daf is the dominant supplier to Euroway. In 2010, its combined divisions generated a combined turnover of about £22m and a pre-tax loss of circa £730,000. The acquisition means Ryder’s fleet totals nearly 25,000, comprising 10,514 trailers and 13,905 vehicles. David Hunt, vice president and MD of […]
MT Top 100 company Seafield Logistics has been placed into administration.