Devon-based Gregory Distribution has acquired the business, assets and goodwill of Oxfordshire firm Interoute Transport Services, which went into administration on 17 May. The acquisition includes Interoute’s 120,000ft² warehouse operation on a leased site in Thame. It also includes the 27 employees retained out of its original 65 staff after if fell into administration, all of who will now transfer to Gregory. Gregory Distribution chief executive John Gregory told Motortransport.co.uk his firm had historically had a long-term relationship with Interoute’s […]
Same day courier firm CitySprint has completed its third acquisition this year with its purchase of Enfield-based The Courier Service.
Hargreaves Services has purchased civil engineering and earth moving group Pryor, after the latter was placed into administration.
Ryder Europe vice-president and MD David Hunt’s claim that “Ryder is full of the joys of spring”, is not what MT expects to hear as we meet to discuss the integration of Hill Hire. But like the company he works for, Hunt can pull the occasional surprise. Ryder’s big surprise last year was the £151m acquisition of Hill Hire, announced the day before its 40th birthday in the UK (MT 13 June 2011). This takeover created a rental and leasing […]