Irish operator Nolan Transport has bought John Raymond Transport, with a view to growing its UK operation. Welsh firm John Raymond Transport, which has sites in Bridgend, Cannock and Swindon and was established in 1953, is a gold Fors member and runs 135 vehicles and 350 trailers. The Harlequin Logistics network founder-member has 250 employees. Its most recently filed accounts for the year ended 30 September 2014 showed an increase in turnover to £21m, but saw profit almost wiped out at just £153 (2013: […]
Zenith has brought all its CV operations together under the Zenith Commercial brand, following last year’s acquisition of various Cartwright businesses.
Viridor Waste Management has acquired JWT Holdings, a waste collection and recycling business based in Atherton, Greater Manchester, from John William Thomasson for £7.6m. JWT Holdings employs 45 staff and handles around 70,000 tonnes of material a year. Its materials recycling facility and fleet of 29 vehicles will be integrated into Viridor’s northern region, complementing the commercial collection services of its Trafford Park Operation, says owner Pennon Group. The acquisition will provide excellent synergies with Viridor’s activities in Manchester and […]
Pallet networks buying member hauliers is a trend the sector will “definitely see more of” in the future, say the heads of Palletline and Pall-Ex.