Suttons Group is spending more than £17m upgrading 200 units on its fleet to provide capacity for the recent growth in its UK bulk tanker business. In May last year, Suttons decided to exit its long-term logistics contract with British Sugar and focus on the hazardous chemicals, gases and fuels sectors. In September 2016, it won a deal with bioethanol producer Vivergo Fuels. Suttons Group chief executive John Sutton said: “This deal continues Suttons’ commitment to investing in the latest […]
Suttons Tankers has secured a new contract with fertiliser supplier Yara UK.
MT Top 100 company Norbert Dentressangle has begun extending its use of an Isotrak telematics-based vehicle and driver monitoring system to another 140 vehicles within its tanker distribution division, bringing the total number of tankers covered by the technology to 260 across 31 different sites.
Renewed economic confidence and a focus on efficiencies saw an increase in the amount of mergers and acquisitions in 2014 as operators looked to strengthen, diversify and consolidate. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look back at a surprisingly strong year of M&A activity. In February, Pollock (Scotrans) acquired Blackburn-based haulier Gilbraith (TS) for an undisclosed seven figure sum, giving the Scottish operator extended reach into north-west England. April saw Essex-based freight forwarder and haulier Simarco purchase Longport-Staffordshire based IFB for an undisclosed […]