Manchester-based road transport companies AK Worthington and Global Logistics (UK) are to merge. The union will create AKW Global Logistics, with the combined business operating from a newly acquired 12-acre site on Alba Way, Trafford Park. Although the businesses will operate separately for now, the plan is to integrate them by next summer. However, the first AKW Global Logistics-branded trucks will be on the roads within weeks. Tony Worthington, chairman of the AKW Group, AK Worthington’s parent, said: “This is […]
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