Ballyvesey Holdings has added to its road transport interest with the purchase of the the trade and assets of Heywood-based CFT Services. Following the deal last month (28 June), CFT Services, which is a Pallet-Track member, will continue to operate from its depot in Green Lane. However, it will now trade under the Birds Transport & Logistics name. Ballyvesey bought Birds Groupage Services in February of this year, subsequently renaming it Birds Transport & Logistics. The company continues to be […]
Ivybridge, Devon-based Kay Transport has bought King Stag (Transport).
The Potter Group has officially begun marketing itself as a Palletline member, following its takeover of pallet network member House of James in May. Palletline now has a dedicated page with contact details on the Ripon-based multi-modal company’s website, after Potter received permission to join from the network’s executive early this year. Potter’s takeover of House of James created a £33m company, adding 100,000ft² of warehousing space, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to its fleet. The House of James brand […]
Viridor Waste Management has purchased paper collecting and processing business Pulp Friction for £9m as it looks to diversify. Pulp Friction has an O-licence for up to 28 vehicles and 22 trailers spread across two locations in Erith, Kent. Colin Drummond, chief executive of Viridor, said: “The acquisition of this paper collection and processing business is in line with the group’s strategy of expanding its waste management activities, particularly in collection and recycling.” Pulp Friction processes around 100,000 tonnes of […]