CM Downton’s deal to buy C&H (Hauliers) has created a haulage group with an annual turnover of more than £114m, and set it on the path to becoming a true 3PL. Charles Gee Group, parent company of C&H, entered administration last month after citing acute cashflow problems. Downton – MT Haulier of the Year 2012 – had a turnover of £93m in the financial year ended 30 June 2012, posting a pre-tax profit of £6.3m. C&H had a turnover of […]
Environment Minister Owen Paterson officially opened Grocontinental’s £5m frozen goods warehouse at its Whitchurch, Shropshire HQ last week.
Leicester-based Premier Logistics is to move to a new home this autumn, which will allow it to significantly grow its warehousing business as well as offer new services.
Welcome to the first edition of Motor Transport’s Power Players – the list of the 20 people who we believe have the most influence and exert the most control over the road transport industry. This list is by no means objective, but we’ve debated the merits of those on the list. You will find operators, clients, industry stakeholders and a few off-the-wall choices. Some are there because they exerted power in 2012, while others appear because we expect them to […]