Paul Day, MD at Turners (Soham), has described the group’s purchase of hazardous logistics specialist Lewis Tankers last month as being “all about growth”. Day said the deal would give Turners access to new markets in chemical and gas beyond fuel distribution, and there was no operational duplication. “The business is a good fit, with great staff and a strong reputation,” he told MT. “There won’t be any redundancies,” he confirmed. Turners general manager Colin Rutherford is heading up the […]
Motor Transport’s owner Road Transport Media has revealed today (25 May) that it is acquiring Tip-ex, the UK’s only exhibition for the tipper and bulk transport sector. The annual trade show, held in Harrogate, attracts over 70 exhibitors and 2,000 visitors every year and is a major focal point for the construction and bulk transport sector. “Tip-ex serves an extremely important part of the UK road freight industry and we are delighted to have the opportunity to get involved with […]
London Gateway claimed it saved 9,000 lorry journeys after accepting a single “mega delivery” of aggregate by cargo ship.
Turners (Soham)’s decision to expand its container haulage interests with the purchases of Macintyre Transport and Goldstar Transport last year has seen significant increases in turnover and profit at the acquisitive operator.