Last year Acumen Logistics Group gate-crashed the MT Top 100 for the first time, scant reward for a phenomenal performance over the past few years that has seen the company rise from an £8.2m turnover in 2009 to £20m in 2012. While this rate of growth has not all been organic, it has certainly been through hard work. Acumen was founded in 2004 by chairman John Hodges, when he merged one of Autologic’s vehicle parts distribution subsidiaries with his existing […]
EM Rogers (Transport) expanded its specialist car transporter business during its previous financial year, buying several enclosed car transporters and the associated customer-list from Advatec.
Vehicle transporter Autologic’s shares have today been delisted from the Alternative Investment Market following its takeover by Stobart Group. Stobart Group made its formal £12.4m offer for Autologic in June, having been in talks since May. The ability of Autologic to use Stobart Rail infrastructure to reduce the level of empty running endemic to the car transporter sector, as well as the benefits of access to Stobart’s storage sites, were both cited as reasons why the deal made sense. Stobart […]