A glass manufacturer is celebrating 25 years of business with vehicle rental company Ryder Scotland by taking delivery of two new trucks. Independent Glass, which has three Glasgow depots and one in Mansfield, has marked the occasion by taking on two new Daf XF460s featuring Space Cabs. They join a fleet of 21 specialist glass-carrying vehicles, all previously supplied via Ryder. George McCallum, Independent Glass’s group transport manager, said: “We are one of the UK’s largest independent toughened and laminated […]
Meat wholesaler Tican Chilled has refreshed its fleet with eight new Mercedes-Benz Antos trucks, via Ryder.
Renewed economic confidence and a focus on efficiencies saw an increase in the amount of mergers and acquisitions in 2014 as operators looked to strengthen, diversify and consolidate. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look back at a surprisingly strong year of M&A activity. In February, Pollock (Scotrans) acquired Blackburn-based haulier Gilbraith (TS) for an undisclosed seven figure sum, giving the Scottish operator extended reach into north-west England. April saw Essex-based freight forwarder and haulier Simarco purchase Longport-Staffordshire based IFB for an undisclosed […]
Abbey Logistics Group has seen a significant improvement in its financial performance over the past six months, despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, chief executive Steve Granite said this week.