Suttons Tankers, part of Suttons Group, is to end its eight-year relationship with British Sugar. In a statement issued today, Suttons Tankers said the decision not to seek to renew its contract when it expires later this year came after a review of its UK operation. Following this, Suttons Tankers has decided to focus on its core business in the hazardous chemicals, gases and fuels sectors instead. Michael Cundy, Suttons Tankers MD, said: “We have valued the relationship with British […]
Clipper Logistics has won a contract to manage the supply chain for fashion, fabrics and homeware brand Cabbages & Roses from its Enfield shared-user site.
Renewed economic confidence and a focus on efficiencies saw an increase in the amount of mergers and acquisitions in 2014 as operators looked to strengthen, diversify and consolidate. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look back at a surprisingly strong year of M&A activity. In February, Pollock (Scotrans) acquired Blackburn-based haulier Gilbraith (TS) for an undisclosed seven figure sum, giving the Scottish operator extended reach into north-west England. April saw Essex-based freight forwarder and haulier Simarco purchase Longport-Staffordshire based IFB for an undisclosed […]