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 […]
Welsh quarrying and haulage group GD Harries (GDH) is to be sold to construction materials company SigmaRoc.
Burnley-based EFS Global is back on the acquisition trail, snapping up freight forwarder AFI UK for an undisclosed sum. Mark Jones, EFS Global MD, said: “Our acquisition of AFI UK is another step forward in our expansion plans. “The business is a perfect fit and is a great addition to our group as we continue to focus on growing our reach and market share.” Read more EFS Global expands postcode coverage during Covid-19 pandemic EFS Global buys Caistor Distribution Palletways […]
The Potter Group has officially begun marketing itself as a Palletline member, following its takeover of pallet network member House of James in May. Palletline now has a dedicated page with contact details on the Ripon-based multi-modal company’s website, after Potter received permission to join from the network’s executive early this year. Potter’s takeover of House of James created a £33m company, adding 100,000ft² of warehousing space, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to its fleet. The House of James brand […]