A team of six cyclists, including Abbey Logistics MD Steve Granite and Abbey drivers John Thomas and Vinny Jones, has completed a gruelling 500 mile ride through five countries in five days from Dusseldorf to Manchester. The riders encountered bad weather, punctures and some big hills, but made it through to raise £5,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. To learn more and donate go to www.justgiving.com/5countrybikeride
Abbey Logistics Group will close its general haulage and pallet network business to concentrate on the tanker business where it first made its name.
Abbey Logistics and Lomas Distribution paid close to £300,000 for the majority of the bulk powder and warehousing business of collapsed operator Seafield Logistics.
Abbey Logistics Group is to reboot its expansion strategy following a “self-imposed” pause on growth during 2015.