The MD of Bishopsgate, a two-man delivery and installation firm, has described the purchase of Allport Cargo Services’ Specialist Services division in June as “a massive step” forward for the business. The firm, which has its HQ in Royal Wootton Bassett and is part of the Ward Thomas group, serves customers in the fitness, medical and banking sectors, delivering and installing sensitive items, high-value goods, and goods that require extra care. The purchase, for an undisclosed sum, of Allport’s Specialist […]
Cornwall-based courier Carn Logistics has taken over coverage of the BA postcode in Somerset for APC Overnight, after acquiring another APC shareholder depot.
JSC Russian Railways (RZD), is in talks to buy 75% of Gefco, the logistics arm of cash-strapped car maker PSA Peugeot Citroën for €800m (£640m). PSA Peugeot Citroën said the proposed deal should speed Gefco’s growth by creating a business with enhanced reach in logistics services linking Europe and Asia. The existing management team, led by its president Luc Nadal, will not change, it added. Vitaly Belskiy, from consultancy Frost & Sullivan, said: “The deal is a clear ‘win-win’ for […]
Palletways bought Dalkeith for the second time this year, after it went into administration in August.