There are no immediate plans to phase out the Simon Gibson Transport name, new owner Groupe Charles André (GCA) has said. Speaking following its acquisition of the bulk powder haulier the boss of GCA said it was the business’s strong reputation – its name essentially – that lead it to buy 75% of the haulier earlier this year. “It’s a firm whose reliability and service quality are widely recognised in the English market. That market interests us. We’d like to develop […]
Kent operator DF Services has been acquired by investment firm HLD Group for an undisclosed sum. Ashleigh Wight
Viridor Waste Management has acquired JWT Holdings, a waste collection and recycling business based in Atherton, Greater Manchester, from John William Thomasson for £7.6m. JWT Holdings employs 45 staff and handles around 70,000 tonnes of material a year. Its materials recycling facility and fleet of 29 vehicles will be integrated into Viridor’s northern region, complementing the commercial collection services of its Trafford Park Operation, says owner Pennon Group. The acquisition will provide excellent synergies with Viridor’s activities in Manchester and […]
The Big Green Parcel Machine is continuing to exceed Connect Group’s expectations.