Suttons Group has appointed Michael Cundy as the new MD of its Road Tanker division. Cundy, who replaces Tony Leighton, has worked for Suttons since 2005 and has been a board member for the past five years. He was human resources director. CEO John Suttons said he was “particularly pleased” with the appointment, adding: “Michael will bring an extra dimension to our UK Tankers business and his knowledge and skills will be essential as we look to considerably grow the […]
Europa Warehouse, part of Europa Worldwide Group, has appointed Matthew Preston to head up its Rushden, Northamptonshire site.
Renewed economic confidence and a focus on efficiencies saw an increase in the amount of mergers and acquisitions in 2014 as operators looked to strengthen, diversify and consolidate. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look back at a surprisingly strong year of M&A activity. In February, Pollock (Scotrans) acquired Blackburn-based haulier Gilbraith (TS) for an undisclosed seven figure sum, giving the Scottish operator extended reach into north-west England. April saw Essex-based freight forwarder and haulier Simarco purchase Longport-Staffordshire based IFB for an undisclosed […]