Tuffnells Parcels Express sales have risen sharply with almost 300 new customers being brought on board since it was acquired in December by Connect Group. Commenting on Connect Group’s interim results to the end of February, group chief executive Mark Cashmore said Tuffnells represented “a significant step in our growth strategy” and added that the parent company was “delighted with its initial performance”. In the six months to the end of February, group revenue was just over £909m (up 1.2% […]
Matlock Transport Company, the family run general haulier founded more than 70 years ago, has ceased trading. Insolvency practitioners from Sheffield-based Hart Shaw LLP were appointed on 11 September to help liquidate the business. The company was founded in 1946 by Richard Lowe, before brothers Eric, Alf, George and Charles took an active role and began to grow the business. Third generation cousins Julian and Richard Lowe were most recently at the helm and the Darley Dale company operated 46 HGVs and […]
Financial services broker, Midlands Asset Finance (MAF), has announced the creation of a vehicle management and leasing division.