Chairman and former MD of the Suttons Group Michael Sutton has died aged 66, after a short illness. The son of the company’s founder Alf Sutton, Michael joined the business aged 19, succeeding his father as MD in 1978 aged just 30. During his time as MD, Michael expanded the family firm’s portfolio of services extensively and oversaw impressive growth. These days the company is one of the biggest in UK roadtransport standing at number 43 in Motor Transport’s Top […]
Abbey Logistics has hired former Suttons Group director Tony Kenny as its group operations director.
Hargreaves Services has said that its transport division saw a 7.6% rise in turnover in the year-ending 31 May, as it benefited from strong dry bulk volumes.
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.