Pentalver is to be acquired by United States-based rail freight company Genesse & Wyoming (G&W) for an undisclosed sum. The deal will see G&W, which also owns multimodal operator Freightliner, acquire the container haulier from parent APM Terminals in the first quarter of 2017, subject to closing conditions being fulfilled. G&W said the deal will allow it to boost its service in the UK by utilising both Pentalver’s 150-strong fleet and Freightliner’s fleet of approximately 250 trucks, which the latter […]
Maritime has launched a new intermodal service from its East Midlands (EMG) terminal, operated by GB Railfreight, connecting it to the Port of Southampton.
Pentalver has warned there could be casualties in the container haulage market in the second half of the year as the sector struggles with low volumes. The warning comes as the firm reported turnover and pre-tax profit growth in 2011: Pentalver Transport saw turnover grow to £57.4m in the year, from £55m a year ago, while pre-tax profit rose to £2m, from £1.5m. At sister business Pentalver Cannock, turnover rose to £24.8m, compared to £22.9m in 2010, but pre-tax profit […]
Potter Logistics has expanded its Selby rail terminal to accommodate longer-length freight trains, a decision it hopes will reduce its impact on the environment.