Essex-based freight forwarder and haulier Simarco has purchased Longport-Staffordshire based IFB for an undisclosed sum. Established in 1984, IFB had a turnover of £10.3m in the year to 31 December 2012 and made a pre-tax profit of £451,049, broadly in line with its performance a year earlier. The freight forwarder, which undertakes European and ADR work, has an O-licence for up to 15 vehicles at its base of operations on Chemical Lane in Staffordshire and a 45,000 ft² facility. Simarco, […]
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