Steve Granite, the chief executive of Abbey Logistics Group, has led a management buyout of the business for an undisclosed sum. The deal sees Abbey Logistics’ founders the Lucy family exit the business they established more then 25 years ago, which is head quartered in Bootle, Liverpool. The MBO was supported by NorthEdge Capital. It sees Granite and commercial director Dave Coulson remain at the helm of the operator. Specialising initially in the liquid food ingredients transportation market, Abbey has […]
The MD of Buxton-based Lomas Distribution has expressed his delight after the company secured the Winsford warehousing business of collapsed firm Seafield Logistics saving jobs in the process.
Operators attending Multimodal next week are urged to head over to Think Logistics’ stand, 622, to find out how they can get involved with promoting the sector to young people and assist with the launch of a series of logistics-themed Career Academies later this year.
Abbey Logistics made it a double whammy at last night’s MT Awards, picking up Haulier of the Year and Business Excellence Awards – also joining an exclusive club of just three other firms who have won Haulier of the Year twice. Innovations included the development of a twin-cargo trailer, capable of carrying liquid and palletised goods, and encouraging young people into the industry via their MD’s Think Logistics initiative. The judges said: “This company has a clear vision and knows […]