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. […]
Former national fleet manager at Coca Cola Enterprises, Darren O’Donnell, has joined contract hire and fleet management firm CVL as commercial manager.
Road safety organisation Brake has urged firms to implement a zero-tolerance approach to at-work drink and drug driving, after a survey suggested fewer than half would dismiss an employee for driving when over the legal alcohol limit.
Volta Trucks, the Anglo-Swedish electric vehicle start up, has confirmed that its first customer of the full-electric Volta Zero is Drinks Cubed.