Chester-based logistics services provider Great Bear has confirmed it is taking on a new 412,000ft² warehouse in Sheffield. The site (pictured), which it is leasing over 15 years from the Logistics Property Partnership – a joint venture between Segro and Moorfield Group – is located approximately half a mile from junction 34 of the M1. A spokesman for Great Bear, which runs over 200 vehicles and 30 different sites and counts Sainsbury, PZ Cussons, Unilever and Michelin among its customers, […]
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the transport sector throughout the world is predicted to rise for the fourth consecutive year, according to a report from KPMG.
Michelin Group has acquired truck tyre supplier Tructyre Fleet Management in a bid to expand its regional presence in the commercial business sector.
Great Bear Distribution has appointed former Kuehne + Nagel senior vice-president for contract logistics, Glenn Lindfield, as chief executive. Lindfield, who will step down from his role as senior vice president for contract logistics for K+N North West Europe, will take on his new position from 1 February. He will take over management responsibility from the Chester-based 3PL’s founders, David Williams and Colin McDavid, who will continue to be involved in business strategy. Lindfield said: “I am delighted to have […]