The loss of customer Harvest Energy to Norbert Dentressangle in April 2014, after a competitive tender, has seen Suttons Group report £10.5m of discontinued activities in its UK road haulage business. In the year-ending 30 April 2014 Sutton and Son (St Helens) – which comprises its UK road tanker operations (Suttons Tankers); UK warehousing (Suttons Distribution) and UK chemical drumming operations (Suttons Drumming) – saw turnover rise from £66.2m to £67m, however accounting for discontinued activities continuing operations had a […]
Abbey Logistics has hired former Suttons Group director Tony Kenny as its group operations director.
Widnes-based Sutton Group has acquired Imperial Tankers, the bulk chemical transport arm of Hargreaves, creating a single bulk tanker fleet of some 700 units with a combined turnover of approximately £114m from UK operations alone.
In April US 3PL XPO Logistics surprised the European logistics market with an unsolicited €3.24bn (£2.3bn) offer for French giant Norbert Dentressangle (ND).