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 […]
MT Top 100 company Deben Transport has ceased trading, with an administrator expected to be appointed later today.
C&H (Hauliers) has been acquired by CM Downton in a deal that creates a £114m a year turnover haulage group.
DBC Foodservice had no vehicle assets despite having 230 of them when it went under in March, as its fleet was run on a contract-hire basis. The £300m turnover company supplied some of the best known cafes, restaurants and bars on the high Street including Caffé Nero, Prezzo, Loch Fyne and vodka bar chain Revolution. DBC’s fleet of mainly Dafs delivered 8,000 multi-temperature products to customers each year. However, after attempts to sell the business earlier this year failed, administrator […]