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 […]
The MD of one of the largest container hauliers in the UK has warned that the pattern of business in the sector will “change dramatically” over the next 12 months when the London Gateway opens at the end of the year.
Container operator Pentalver has added 52 new Scania R series tractor units to its road haulage fleet. The vehicles are to be split between its Cannock and Felixstowe operations, with 45 and seven vehicles going to each site respectively.