Palletways member Kay Transport has acquired the business of Truro-based South West Delivery Services, which was headed by MD Mark Adams. Simon Lowes of Ashtons JWD was appointed liquidator of the firm, which is also a Palletways member, last week (7 June) at a meeting of creditors. “The majority of the [South West] workforce has been re-employed,” Lowes told Motortransport.co.uk. Although no one from Kay Transport, which is owned by Gregory Distribution (Holdings), was available to comment, calls to South […]
The latest UK Labour Market survey from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG has underlined the acute driver shortage that is threatening to stymie operator growth.
Swindon’s Les Smith Haulage has joined Palletways and will provide services across Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire for the network.
Gregory Distribution has bought fellow South-West haulier Framptons Transport Services.