Acumen Automotive Logistics has bought four new Rolfo Auriga Deluxe enclosed semi-trailers as part of its strategy to refresh its entire 15-strong enclosed transporter fleet. The UK-based finished vehicle transporter first announced its fleet replacement strategy last December after its acquisition of Stobart Group’s enclosed transport subsidiary Enable. Acumen said the new transporter and tractor unit combinations cost around £200,000 each and are capable of transporting six 5m-long cars at a time. They feature low-deck rigid vehicle and tail-lifts for […]
Stobart is still restructuring the former Innovate business it acquired out of administration in 2008 – a process that has been “more challenging, costly and further reaching than first planned”. The admission came as Stobart Group revealed profit rose 10% at its transport and distribution division (Eddie Stobart) to £14.2m in the first six months ended 31 August. This was despite a 5.6% fall in turnover to £251.1m. “We have improved our margins in [Eddie Stobart] through more effective financial […]
Coventry-based automotive logistics provider Acumen Automotive Logistics has won a three-year contact with BMW Group UK for the delivery of finished vehicles to dealers.