SJ Bargh Group has bought haulier RG Bassett & Sons for an undisclosed sum. The deal sees the Lancaster-based specialist haulier take on Bassett’s 100 employees and an 11 acre site near Stoke-on-Trent, close to SJ Bargh’s existing sites and to the M6 and A50. The acquisition boosts the group’s general haulage and warehousing operations and brings new driver and training services, the company said. Bassett will continue as a standalone brand, with SJ Bargh continuing to focus on specialised […]
Bedfords Group has returned to the acquisition trail with the purchase of RPL Transport.
2015 saw some shocks in the market; FedEx bidding for TNT Express; XPO Logistics buying Norbert Dentressangle and BCA Marketplace buying Eddie Stobart’s automotive business. But they weren’t the only acquisitions in a year packed with M&A activity. We take a look at some of the deals that changed the industry.