Bedfords Group has returned to the acquisition trail with the purchase of RPL Transport. The Yorkshire operator told Motortransport.co.uk it bought the £4.5m turnover Milton Keynes business because it wanted a base further south, in order to strengthen its offering and “solidify its capabilities as a UK wide logistics company.” More acquistions are highly likely, it added. Bedfords MD Steff Pfadenhauer said: “With the purchase of RPL we can significantly increase our presence in the South. This will be key […]
Courier CitySprint has acquired Warrington-based Sameday UK, its 10th acquisition in three years.
DX Group has acquired almost half of last-mile delivery firm Gnewt Cargo for £1.75m.
European chemical transport giant Hoyer has acquired the bulk liquid division of Dutch logistics company De Rijke. The deal sees Hoyer take on 240 employees at five De Rijke offices, including its site in Preston Brook, Cheshire. Across Europe Hoyer will add to its operations: 1,500 tanker containers, 130 tractors and 300 tanker trailers and chassis. Günter-Friedrich Maas, head of the Chemilog business unit at Hoyer, said: “We will be gaining market share, particularly in our relations to and from […]