Gordon Leslie Group has acquired Glasgow-based warehousing and bonded storage business Benchmark Packaging for an undisclosed sum. The deal will boost Gordon Leslie’s turnover more than 40%, from about £7m a year to £10m, with headcount increasing from 50 employees to 110. MD Craig Leslie told MotorTransport.co.uk that the group had been expanding its warehousing division over the past few years as it looked to diversify and add to its road haulage, which has been its mainstay for 40 years. […]
Drinks distributor London City Bond has won a nationwide distribution contract with wine importer Awin Barratt Siegel (ABS).
Union Unite has confirmed a 24-hour strike by drivers, draymen and warehouse workers at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) will take place on 11 September.
Wincanton has revealed a slew of new business wins and renewed contracts, but is continuing to see competitive pressure across many of is divisions as customers focus on their costs.