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 […]
Brit European played a starring role in helping motorcycle racer and truck mechanic Guy Martin meet his latest Channel 4 challenge, which saw him reconstruct a World War One British Mark IV tank and operate it in a re-enactment of its first battle.
Autologic is in talks with Stobart Group over a potential cash offer by the Cumbrian giant for the number one operator in UK automotive logistics. The Northampton-based operator, which revealed a turnover of £144.7m and a pre-tax profit of £2.1m for the year ending 31 December last month, says that there is “no certainty that an offer for the company will be made or proposed”. Stobart is required to either announce a firm intention to buy Autologic, or withdraw its […]
Gefco UK has renewed its three year contract with Honda Motor Europe Logistics, the sister arm of Honda.