A focus on growth, rather than reducing cross-company costs, will be Abbey Logistics’ priority after its acquisition of Armet Logistics. Abbey chief executive Steve Granite, who led an MBO of the company last August, told Motortransport.co.uk that both operations are running on a business as usual footing for the time being. However, when it comes to integrating the operations it wouldn’t necessarily mean drastic cuts to resources. He said: “There’s a lot of synergies from a staff point of view, […]
Peterborough haulage firm Bison Transport Group is under new ownership after it was snapped up by entrepreneur Andy Scott.
Abbey Logistics has hired the former MD of Suttons Group ahead of the start of its major new contract with British Sugar.
Wincanton is trialling four low-level access tankers that is says will improve driver safety, and boost both its environmental credentials and vehicle utilisation. The “game changer” side manway design, which has been developed with manufacturer Feldbinder, provides side access to the silo tanker. Wincanton said the design combines the benefits of both tipping and silo tanks by reducing the potential dangers, while also offering around a 5% payload benefit compared to tipping tanks. Dave Rowlands, Wincanton’s technical director, said: “The […]