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. […]
London City Bond has won a three-year contract with wine supplier Burridges of Arlington St, which will cover distribution across the UK.
Carlsberg UK has submitted plans to open a 640,000ft² DC in Northampton, replacing two sites in the area.
Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics has said no further meetings are scheduled with Unite despite the 24-hour strike carried out by the union’s members at a number of KNDL sites this week.