Redhead International has officially opened its new depot in Northern Ireland’s Mallusk. The opening ceremony on 27 July was performed by Northern Ireland’s executive minister for regional development, Danny Kennedy. The new 33,000ft² facility features a 20-tonne overhead crane for heavy lifting, as well as office space. Redhead international’s director of Ireland and Scotland Mark Cosgrove says: “While we have had this type of capability in Great Britain and Dublin for many years, the new Mallusk depot will allow us […]
Burnley-based EFS Global is back on the acquisition trail, snapping up freight forwarder AFI UK for an undisclosed sum. Mark Jones, EFS Global MD, said: “Our acquisition of AFI UK is another step forward in our expansion plans. “The business is a perfect fit and is a great addition to our group as we continue to focus on growing our reach and market share.” Read more EFS Global expands postcode coverage during Covid-19 pandemic EFS Global buys Caistor Distribution Palletways […]
Aberdeenshire-based Grampian Continental has opened a new operating centre in Bedlington, Newcastle, offering easier access to new routes in the south of England and on the Continent. The new site, the company’s third UK base, was chosen because of its easy access to the ferry port, linking it to Holland. The firm hopes the new site will improve access into London, Manchester and the North East and it claims it is an ideal location for trunking to the south of […]
Northern Ireland is to extend HGV driving licences and reinstate specialist vehicle testing.