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, […]
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