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 […]
CitySprint has purchased the same-day operations of Thames Valley-based Scarlet Couriers. The deal sees CitySprint acquire Scarlet Courier’s same-day, overnight and international operations in Bracknell, as well as the company’s same-day courier operation in Slough. Patrick Gallagher, chief executive, CitySprint, says: “This deal is another significant milestone in CitySprint’s on-going growth strategy. CitySprint’s extensive national reach is key to our success, so we’re delighted to be consolidating our presence in Berkshire.” Following the deal, Scarlet Couriers will continue to run […]
VMS Fleet Management has acquired southwest-based rental, contract hire and sales business Western Truck Rental for an undisclosed sum.