Pollock (Scotrans) made a loss in 2015 after the collapse of paper maker Tullis Russell and ongoing integration of 2014 acquisition Gilbraith (TS) made for a “challenging year”. The Scottish firm saw its pre-tax profit fall 60% for the year ended 29 August 2015, to -£123,354 (2014: £306,021). The period saw the collapse of client Tullis Russell, which owed Pollock a total of £158,434 when it went into administration in 2015. Pollock operations director Mark Jackson said Pollock’s work for […]
Palletways Group has been bought by South-African group Imperial Holdings in a transaction worth £163m.
Strood, Rochester-based R Swain & Sons has delivered a boost to its special projects division with the acquisition of specialist plant and services firm Gatwick Plant.
European chemical transport giant Hoyer has acquired the bulk liquid division of Dutch logistics company De Rijke. The deal sees Hoyer take on 240 employees at five De Rijke offices, including its site in Preston Brook, Cheshire. Across Europe Hoyer will add to its operations: 1,500 tanker containers, 130 tractors and 300 tanker trailers and chassis. Günter-Friedrich Maas, head of the Chemilog business unit at Hoyer, said: “We will be gaining market share, particularly in our relations to and from […]