Highlands haulier Ferguson Transport (Spean Bridge) has bought Skye Transport (Crossal) for an undisclosed sum. The Isle of Skye-based operation will be merged with the Ferguson Transport group of companies, which trades as Ferguson Transport & Shipping. The sale on 1 March takes the group’s fleet to more than 70 trucks and 150 trailers. Ferguson Transport MD Alasdair Ferguson (pictured second left) said: “This is an exciting chapter going forward, demonstrating further steady growth within our group in areas that […]
Fred Sherwood & Sons (Transport) saw pre-tax profit fall 18% last year with turnover also declining by 5% in the period.
Unite “surprised” by XPO takeover of Kuehne + Nagel UK logistics portfolio and demands workers’ pay and conditions are unaffected
The transfer of 6,000 Kuehne + Nagel workers to XPO Logistics came as a surprise to the Unite union, but it said it would work to ensure their pay and conditions remained unaffected.