East Yorkshire bulk powder haulier Simon Gibson Transport has been acquired by French logistics firm Groupe Charles André (GCA) for an undisclosed sum. Simon Gibson Transport, founded 16 years ago, employs 138 staff and runs a fleet of 94 vehicles. The firm, which managed to double its turnover and profit between 2012 and 2014, is particularly active in the construction, glass, foundry, plastics and food sectors and was the winner of the Tanker Safety Award at the Tip-ex and Tank-ex 2015 […]
Courier CitySprint has acquired Warrington-based Sameday UK, its 10th acquisition in three years.
Ryder Europe has purchased CV contract hire and fleet management specialist Euroway for an undisclosed sum. Euroway has a total fleet of 1,419 CVs, ranging from 3.5 tonners to tractor units, plus trailers. Daf is the dominant supplier to Euroway. In 2010, its combined divisions generated a combined turnover of about £22m and a pre-tax loss of circa £730,000. The acquisition means Ryder’s fleet totals nearly 25,000, comprising 10,514 trailers and 13,905 vehicles. David Hunt, vice president and MD of […]