Waste collection company Biffa is set to return to the London Stock Exchange on Thursday (20 October) for the first time in eight years. The waste management company is looking to raise £262m via a listing to fuel its acquisition drive in the sector, which it sees as ripe for consolidation. Biffa’s return to the stock market got off to a shaky start after it was forced to reduce its Initial Public Offering from a price range of 220p to […]
East Yorkshire bulk powder haulier Simon Gibson Transport has been acquired by French logistics firm Groupe Charles André (GCA) for an undisclosed sum.
A Web-based freight consolidation system, allowing hauliers servicing Heathrow Airport to notify members of spare capacity on their vehicles, is to launch this year to clean up the air around the complex.
Southampton-based Meachers Global Logistics and Isle of Wight operator Steve Porter Transport Group have announced the opening of a cross-Solent consolidation centre as part of their alliance. The move cements the strategic partnership that the operators entered into last year, which sees them co-operating on the delivery of inbound and outbound freight from the Isle of Wight via Southampton. Meachers Global Logistics will now manage an Isle of Wight receiving facility from its Southampton-headquarters two miles from the city’s docks. […]