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.
Devon-based Gregory Distribution has acquired the business, assets and goodwill of Oxfordshire firm Interoute Transport Services, which went into administration on 17 May.
Norbert Dentressangle’s acquisitions of Christian Salvesen in 2007 and TDG in 2011 made the French group’s UK logistics operation a £1bn a year business, representing almost a third of group turnover, and silencing critics who had questioned the company’s commitment to the UK. […]