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 […]
Tuffnells Parcels Express sales have risen sharply with almost 300 new customers being brought on board since it was acquired in December by Connect Group.
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.
Following its acquisition of Browns Chilled Distribution in September, Newmarket, Suffolk-based Turners (Soham) has started taking delivery of 50 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractive units as part of a replacement programme for the Browns fleet. The trucks, which are all 6x2s, will be based at Browns’ Bicker site, near Spalding, and will operate at maximum GVW on a mix of regional and national work, said Turners’ group fleet engineer Tim King. Around 20 of the new trucks are already on the […]