MT Top 100 company RT Keedwell Group has bought RJ Jones Group in a deal that supports the firm’s existing customer base, while opening the door for new clients. The group signed the deal last week with the Holywell-based haulier, which also has sites in Cardiff, Desborough and Scarborough. Approximately 90 vehicles, 230-plus trailers and 120 staff have transferred to RT Keedwell. “Trading is still challenging, but looking positive,” said Jon White, group commercial director at RT Keedwell. “It is […]
Stobart is still restructuring the former Innovate business it acquired out of administration in 2008 – a process that has been “more challenging, costly and further reaching than first planned”. The admission came as Stobart Group revealed profit rose 10% at its transport and distribution division (Eddie Stobart) to £14.2m in the first six months ended 31 August. This was despite a 5.6% fall in turnover to £251.1m. “We have improved our margins in [Eddie Stobart] through more effective financial […]
Strood, Rochester-based R Swain & Sons has delivered a boost to its special projects division with the acquisition of specialist plant and services firm Gatwick Plant.
CitySprint has acquired Brighton-based same-day firm, Bullit Couriers, improving its access to the area.