Simarco plans to more than double its turnover in the next three years, after a series of acquisitions and investments at the 20-year old business.
Netherlands-based Agro Merchants Group has bought Motor Transport Award winner Grocontinental for an undisclosed sum.
Acumen Automotive Logistics has expanded its operation with the acquisition of J&A Transporters.
Work has started on FreightShare Lab (FSL), a collaborative research project focused on tackling transport inefficiencies associated with empty and partially laden truck running.
Kinaxia Logistics director Peter Fields has described his latest purchase, BC Transport, as a “good solid business with great people” that ultimately stumbled as it was carrying too much debt.
Kinaxia Logistics has added the ninth haulier to its rapidly expanding stable, rescuing Bollington-based BC Transport from administration.
Following confirmation that central London will have an Ultra Low Emission Zone from 2019, TfL has said an extension across greater London for HGVs will likely begin just over a year later.
Creditors of Hull-based CJ Express could be left close to £1m out of pocket, according to the collapsed company’s statement of affairs.
Boughey Distribution has updated its fleet with 50 new curtainsiders from Tiger Trailers, replacing older assets and increasing Tiger’s share of the fleet to more than 75%.
One of the UK’s largest own-account operators, Palmer Harvey & McLane, has collapsed into administration and ceased trading with the immediate loss of 2,500 jobs.