Acumen Automotive Logistics has moved to a new operating centre in Coventry to accommodate its expanding UK finished-vehicle logistics business. The new 24-hour facility in Rowley Road, Baginton is located midway between the M1 and M40 and the increased capacity will accommodate finished vehicle fleets purchased for new contracts won with Jaguar Land Rover as well as the recently acquired Enclosed Transporter fleet from Enable. Acumen said the leased site represents a “considerable investment by the company” and features high […]
Last year Acumen Logistics Group gate-crashed the MT Top 100 for the first time, scant reward for a phenomenal performance over the past few years that has seen the company rise from an £8.2m turnover in 2009 to £20m in 2012.
Stobart Group saw turnover in its core transport and distribution division climb in the first half of its financial year despite “considerable demand volatility”, although profit was flat.
Brit European Transport has bolstered its bulk liquids business with the purchase of Cheshire-based Tankplus. Specialising in fuel and bulk powder distribution, Tankplus operates from Ellesmere Port and runs seven vehicles. “We were looking to develop the size and scope of our bulk liquids division and the Tankplus opportunity fitted the bill,” said Brit European MD Graham Lackey. “We have no plans to change anything in the short to medium term as Tankplus appears to be working well and delivering […]