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 […]
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.
With UK banks under constant fire for failing to lend to British businesses, it is refreshing to talk to a banker who is positively eager to work with UK operators. Graham Winslet is sales director of BNP Paribas Rental Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas, one of the strongest banks in the world (rated AA by Standard & Poor’s). He is responsible for growing the CV contract hire business, which currently owns around 15,000 CVs in France and the UK.
Equity firm ACC Capital has bought a majority stake in Lubbers Transport Group as part of a management buy-out at the firm.