Europa Worldwide Logistics is expanding its presence in Southampton as it looks to double the number of consignments made out of the region in the next 12 months. The operator and freight forwarder has appointed John Moy as Southampton branch manager, alongside new account managers Gary Thorne and Peter Jaffray. Sales director Dionne Redpath said: “Our aim is to be the UK’s clear number one groupage operator, and to achieve that we need to be number one in each geographic […]
Europa Worldwide Group has made the first of a promised series of acquisitions with the purchase of Continental Cargo Carriers (CCC).
Three years ago the industry was shocked as one of the most prominent names in family haulage, the Baxter family’s RH Freight, was snapped up by Swiss logistics giant Kuehne + Nagel for £66.9m. It was a move that came out of the blue, and was concluded within in matter of weeks (if the folklore attached to the deal is to be believed) but it resulted in Andrew Baxter, who alongside his brother Ian ran RH Freight in the footsteps […]