WH Bowker has bought the warehousing and transport operations at five sites belonging to Potter Logistics for an undisclosed sum. The operations are located at Droitwich, Knowsley, Ripon (the first three all top-tier COMAH accredited facilities), Selby and York. WH Bowker, which has locations in Preston and Hull, said the acquisition make it one of the largest players in the UK in the field of specialist chemicals logistics, healthcare and food warehousing and distribution. It now operates a road transport […]
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 […]
In April US 3PL XPO Logistics surprised the European logistics market with an unsolicited €3.24bn (£2.3bn) offer for French giant Norbert Dentressangle (ND).
Pollock (Scotrans) saw turnover climb in its first financial results since its acquisition of fellow Palletways member Gilbraith (TS) last February.