Abbey Logistics has bought the complete share capital of bulk liquid food operator Armet Logistics, creating a business with a combined turnover of £70m. Based two miles from Abbey’s Liverpool HQ, Armet has a fleet of 90 liquid tankers, which will give the combined business a liquid tanker fleet of 280, as well as 400 tractor units. In its most recent results for the year ended 28 February 2015, Armet recorded turnover of £11.4m and pre-tax profit of £676,000. […]
Abbey Logistics has taken delivery of the UK’s first Daf CF Silent to work on its British Salt contract making early morning and evening deliveries into the capital.
Same day courier CitySprint has acquired Heathrow Baggage Services, its third acquisition in three months.
Genesse & Wyoming (G&W), the United States-based rail freight company, has completed its takeover of Pentalver for an undisclosed sum.