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 […]
Abbey Logistics has extended its contract with British Sugar to provide bulk movements across the country.
Widnes-based Sutton Group has acquired Imperial Tankers, the bulk chemical transport arm of Hargreaves, creating a single bulk tanker fleet of some 700 units with a combined turnover of approximately £114m from UK operations alone.
Struggling M and J Haulage threw in the towel after learning client British Sugar was to reduce its work, report reveals
Major sugar beet haulier M and J Haulage collapsed into administration due to a heavy reliance on finance to fund investments, low margins and the prospect of less work from British Sugar, according to KPMG.