Abbey Logistics Group has acquired the majority of the assets and customer base relating to the bulk powder transport business of Seafield Logistics. Seafield Logistics is a major player in the UK bulk powder transport market, with significant contracts in food and non-food markets. It ranked 55 in Motor Transport’s Top 100 operators for 2013, with turnover of £41.3m for the 18-month period between 1 July 2011 and 31 December 2012, when it also posted a pre-tax loss of £362,000. Steve […]
Bibby Line Group has agreed the sale of Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) to Bestway Wholesale – the UK’s largest independent wholesaler.
UPS and TNT Express do not now expect their multi-billion euro merger, announced in March, to be completed until early 2013. The operators had originally hoped to seal a deal in the first half of the year, but involvement from the European Commission as regulator scuppered this timetable. Last month the European Commission temporarily suspended the takeover to allow regulators more time to gather information, a process that is ongoing. Despite this UPS and TNT had still expected to complete […]
Slam Transport in Coventry has acquired a 6.5-acre site near York to act as a foothold for haulage opportunities in the north of England.