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: […]
FedEx and TNT are one step closer to their merger after a joint statement from the companies said they did not expect to receive a statement of objections from the European Commission, which might have slowed or even vetoed the deal.
FedEx’s €4.4bn (£3.4bn) takeover of TNT Express is set to complete later this month, just over a year since the parcel giants announced the deal.
Motor Transport’s owner Road Transport Media has revealed today (25 May) that it is acquiring Tip-ex, the UK’s only exhibition for the tipper and bulk transport sector. The annual trade show, held in Harrogate, attracts over 70 exhibitors and 2,000 visitors every year and is a major focal point for the construction and bulk transport sector. “Tip-ex serves an extremely important part of the UK road freight industry and we are delighted to have the opportunity to get involved with […]