Abbey Logistics has hired the former MD of Suttons Group ahead of the start of its major new contract with British Sugar. Andrew Palmer was MD of Suttons Group for eight years, before retiring in early 2013. He joins Abbey Logistics as a non-executive director. Abbey Logistics MD Steve Granite said: “Andrew has an outstanding record as a business leader. He brings valuable experience of leading companies during periods of growth and I know he will provide a substantial contribution to the […]
Widnes-based tanker specialist Suttons was founded by Alf Sutton in 1926 and remains family-owned. The founder’s grandson John Sutton was appointed CEO of Suttons Group in 2013 and the Sutton family still form the majority of the Suttons Group board. Suttons Group has two operating divisions: Road Tankers, headed by MD Michael Cundy; and Suttons International, where Barry McNally is MD. Road Tankers turns over around £70m a year, with the business split roughly 55% chemicals, 35% gases and 10% […]
Abbey Logistics is seeking backload partners for its rapidly expanding general palletised freight division.
With the EU referendum fast-approaching, the Motor Transport team chats to visitors and exhibitors at Multimodal in the latest Motor Transport Podcast, available now, to see which way the industry is leaning – should we stay or should we go?