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 […]
The Labour Party has told Motortransport.co.uk it cannot comment on how its plans to change the rail franchising system might affect rail freight services, if it were to come to power after the general election in May.
Hazardous goods supplier ASK Chemicals has awarded a five year contract to Potter Logistics, worth £500,000. The new contract will see Potter Logistics store and handle flammable substances and other hazardous goods at Potter’s Droitwich DC. Some 600 tonnes of ASK products a month will be delivered to the DC, where they will be stored in a 40,000 ft² warehouse for highly flammable liquids. As part of the contract, it has extended its office space at the DC by nearly […]
SDC Trailers has been acquired by Chinese trailer manufacturer CIMC Vehicles for an undisclosed sum.