Gregory Distribution, which last year snapped up Interoute Transport Services, has purchased Devon-based refrigerated haulage business M&D Transport. Angela Butler, Gregory Distribution finance director said: “We have enjoyed a long-standing working relationship with M&D and the purchase of the business will complement our existing refrigerated transport operations and create new opportunities for us.” She added that M&D’s owners, plus 33 employees, will join Gregory Distribution when they transfer over on 1 August. The acquisition, which also includes 18 tractor units […]
Refrigerated-rental firm Petit Forestier is to buy leasing and rental provider Fraikin in a deal that will create a European player with combined sales of €1.3bn (£1.09bn).
Gregory Distribution has opted to re-fleet with Scania trucks, with 300 units due to be delivered to the North Tawton, Devon-based operator during the next three-years. The decision to replace around two-thirds of Gregory’s vehicle fleet with Scanias comes after comparative fuel trials featuring trucks from four manufacturers. John Gregory, chief executive of Gregory Distribution, says: “The results were extremely encouraging and this, backed with factors such as driver appeal and the extensive range of maintenance services offered by Scania […]