The Swain Group has purchased Derby-based Jeffrey’s Haulage for an undisclosed sum. The Kent-based group, which includes R Swain & Sons and the recently purchased Gatwick Plant, acquired the asset, vehicles, workshops and business of Jeffrey’s Haulage in a deal that completed on Friday (15 July). Jeffrey’s operates from a 16.5 acre site in Woodville, where it has 105,000ft² of racked warehouse and a 73,459ft² transport operations, workshop and administration block. The company’s vehicle fleet comprises of 32 tractor units, […]
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 […]
CitySprint has acquired Brighton-based same-day firm, Bullit Couriers, improving its access to the area.