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 […]
Wincanton has signed a ‘sweet’ new contract with British Sugar, the company responsible for around half of the UK’s sugar.
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 has taken delivery of the UK’s first Daf CF Silent to work on its British Salt contract making early morning and evening deliveries into the capital.