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Scania + MAN = MANia?

February 25, 2014 Peter Steele

VW Group has put €6.7bn (£5.5bn) on the table to buy out the minority shareholders of Scania as that the current shareholder structure of Scania “compromises integration and co-operation efforts significantly”.


C&D South West opens Dorset depot

February 25, 2014

Chard-based C&D South West has opened a depot in Dorset, expanding its coverage in the South East and granting it easier access to the region’s ports and also central London.


Baxter aiming high at Europa Worldwide

February 24, 2014 Peter Steele

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 […]