Ryder Europe vice-president and MD David Hunt’s claim that “Ryder is full of the joys of spring”, is not what MT expects to hear as we meet to discuss the integration of Hill Hire. But like the company he works for, Hunt can pull the occasional surprise. Ryder’s big surprise last year was the £151m acquisition of Hill Hire, announced the day before its 40th birthday in the UK (MT 13 June 2011). This takeover created a rental and leasing […]
Loughborough-based haulage and logistics firm Eclipse Distribution has been snapped up by a private equity firm on the lookout for more hauliers to acquire.
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Clipper Logistics has forged a £14.8m deal to acquire a Dutch consumer electronic repairs specialist, strengthening the group’s existing repair offering in the UK and mainland Europe.