DSV has acquired Dartford-based freight forwarder SBS Worldwide Holdings for an undisclosed sum. The company has taken on SBS’s seven offices, four of which are in the United States, which DSV hopes will extend its presence in the US market. DSV Air and Sea managing director Michael Hansen said: “We already have a strong presence on the UK-US market and have identified it as an area of strategic growth for the company, so SBS’s particular expertise and experience in the […]
Wincanton, DSV, Owens Road Services, Potter Logistics, and Pentalver are among 270 exhibitors at the Multimodal show, which is on now at Birmingham’s NEC.
Pentalver Transport owner Genesee & Wyoming (G&W) is being acquired by Brookfield Infrastructure Partners in deal valued at $8.4bn (£6.6bn).
Advanced Supply Chain plans to begin a freight forwarding operation serving China, which it hopes will open up the country for British businesses. The new plans will extend its existing relationship with Chinese logistics provider Sinotrans and provide import and export at the Pinhu Logistics Centre in Shenzhen, South China, which is operated by Sinotrans. The service, due to begin in 2014, will also offer transport to and from Hong Kong, as the warehouse is close to the Huanggang Port. […]