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.
Fortec member North West Logistics is looking to expand its customer base and services after spending £6m on a new premises.
More than 100 drivers at a Kingsmill bakery in West Bromwich have called off threatened strike action after accepting a revised pay offer and agreeing changes to shift patterns.
Former employees of a Birmingham contract haulier now in administration have been ordered to pay almost £40,000 in costs relating to road traffic accidents.
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.
Clipper Logistics almost broke the £200m turnover barrier in its most recent results, covering the six months ended 31 October.
The threat of strike action at Royal Mail has subsided after the postal operator reported mediation with CWU had been helpful, and suggested an agreement may eventually be reached over the long-running pay and pensions dispute.
Kinaxia Logistics has added the ninth haulier to its rapidly expanding stable, rescuing Bollington-based BC Transport from administration.