The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has given the green light to Müller UK & Ireland Group’s purchase of Dairy Crest’s dairy operation – almost a year after the plan was first revealed. Under the approved proposal, Müller will pay in the neighbourhood of £80m for the Dairy Crest operation when the transaction concludes in late December, with the exact final figure subject to adjustment based on variances in Dairy Crest’s working capital, capital expenditure and profitability nearer the time. […]
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 Co-operative Group’s consolidation of its logistics operations in the South West at a new operating centre in Avonmouth will be completed by April, despite continuing concerns from union Unite. The group’s food wing ceased operations at Chelston, Torbay earlier this month and the Co-op’s Portbury, Bristol site will close on 6 April. In a statement the retailer said operations at the Avonmouth depot commenced in October with the first inbound deliveries of ambient product. It added that 42 warehouse […]
Same day courier firm CitySprint has completed its third acquisition this year with its purchase of Enfield-based The Courier Service.