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 […]
DX Group’s multi-million pound takeover of Legal Post (Scotland) and First Post appears to be back on track, after the UK competition authority lifted an enforcement order pausing the deal.
Tesco is to merge with wholesaler Booker in a £3.7bn deal that creates one of the largest own-account operations in the UK, and it is targeting cost savings of approximately £61m in its distribution and fulfillment activities.
DX Group has entered an agreement to sell its Business Direct operations to ByBox Field Services by 21 December, disposing of its overnight parts distribution service.