Premier Logistics is looking to boost its contract partnerships and palletised-freight customer base in 2016, and make further acquisitions. Speaking ahead of the publication of its accounts for 2015 at Companies House, sales director Mark Steel told Motortransport.co.uk turnover had hit £20m last year, which would be a 25% increase on £15m for the year ending 31 December 2014. Steel said last year’s acquisitions of Hull-based specialist haulier CJE Logistics in May (pictured above) and DA Clayton Transport in Oxford […]
Pall-Ex’s ambitious European expansion plan remains on track, despite the economic volatility gripping the Continent, deputy MD Cris Stephenson has said. Pall-Ex has set itself the target of having a 15 country-strong network of European franchisees by 2015. Stephenson confirmed its European expansion was “on track, and unchanged”. He said pallet networks’ inherent efficiencies and co-operative approach meant that, despite Europe’s troubles, they “play into that quite usefully. In times of economic trouble they are [often] a better option.” Pall-Ex […]
John Hawksworth has left his role as group general manager at Premier Logistics after nearly three years with the Leicestershire-based firm.
Vehicle transporter Autologic’s shares have today been delisted from the Alternative Investment Market following its takeover by Stobart Group. Stobart Group made its formal £12.4m offer for Autologic in June, having been in talks since May. The ability of Autologic to use Stobart Rail infrastructure to reduce the level of empty running endemic to the car transporter sector, as well as the benefits of access to Stobart’s storage sites, were both cited as reasons why the deal made sense. Stobart […]