Gregory Distribution has acquired West Sussex-based Philson Haulage for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of the temperature-controlled transport firm is expected to create a company with a combined turnover of £125m, employing around 1,300 staff across 18 locations in England and Scotland. Philson, which runs a fleet of over 30 vehicles and employs 56 staff at its Chichester base, was bought from its owners Phil and Sonia Dickinson. Phil Dickinson will continue to run the business. Gregory Distribution chief executive […]
BCA Marketplace has hit the acquisition trail once more, snapping up automotive services group Paragon Automotive for £105m.
MT Top 100 company RT Keedwell Group has bought RJ Jones Group in a deal that supports the firm’s existing customer base, while opening the door for new clients.
Viridor Waste Management has acquired JWT Holdings, a waste collection and recycling business based in Atherton, Greater Manchester, from John William Thomasson for £7.6m. JWT Holdings employs 45 staff and handles around 70,000 tonnes of material a year. Its materials recycling facility and fleet of 29 vehicles will be integrated into Viridor’s northern region, complementing the commercial collection services of its Trafford Park Operation, says owner Pennon Group. The acquisition will provide excellent synergies with Viridor’s activities in Manchester and […]