In an analysis of mergers and acquisitions in the global transport sector early this year, KPMG predicted activity would remain high in 2016 – and their forecast has proven to be spot on. Hargreaves Services (pictured top) kicked things off in January with the purchase of earthmoving and civil engineering firm CA Blackwell Group, in an £11.9m deal. Its chief executive described Blackwell’s operation as “complementary to and synergistic” with Hargreaves’ mining operation. With a taste now for splashing out, […]
York-based haulage firm Revis Transport has continued its drive for growth with the acquisition of Spandler Bros from Bunn Fertiliser.
EV Cargo Logistics has acquired ‘specific assets and operations’ of NFT Distribution.
Panther Warehousing has acquired West Yorkshire-based two-man delivery company Hi-Way Express Home Delivery for an undisclosed sum.