Allport Cargo Services has sold its Specialist Services division to Bishopsgate Specialist Installations, Motortransport.co.uk can reveal. Specialist Services undertakes the delivery, positioning and installation of technical, sensitive and outsize consignments, such as ATM machines, gourmet coffee stations, computers and VT equipment. Last year it added its first ever Renualt Trucks to its clost to 30-strong vehicle fleet. Danny Clayton, joint group MD of Allport Cargo Services, said: “Specialist Services has been operating as a division of Allport since 1977, over […]
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is about to enter the final stage of its investigation into Mercedes-Benz and five vehicle dealerships over suspected breaches of the Competition Act in the distribution of commercial vehicles. The investigation, launched in 2010, relates to five separate alleged infringements between March 2007 and January 2010, each of them involving two or three dealers, and two of them also involving Mercedes-Benz. Apart from Mercedes UK parent Daimler UK, and ultimate parent Daimler AG, the […]
This year, 3PLs have won millions in new and renewed business from retailers, manufacturers and service providers in the UK and beyond; some more business than others. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look at 2013’s top contract wins.
Former Euromix Concrete finance director David Marsh has been disqualified for eight years from any involvement in the promotion, formation or management of a company. It came after he provided the Insolvency Service with a disqualification undertaking, having admitted to fraudulent abuse of an invoice discounting facility.