Suttons Group has renewed its contract with BP Acetyls, the largest single producer of acetic acid and anhydride in Europe. The deal sees Suttons confirmed as the exclusive distributor of bulk hazardous liquids in the UK for BP Acetyls . As a result of the deal, Suttons will also invest in a new fleet based at the BP Acetyls site in Saltend, East Yorkshire. Michael Cundy, MD of Suttons Tankers, said: “We are delighted BP Acetyls chose to renew this […]
Widnes-based Sutton Group has acquired Imperial Tankers, the bulk chemical transport arm of Hargreaves, creating a single bulk tanker fleet of some 700 units with a combined turnover of approximately £114m from UK operations alone.
Suttons Group has extended its tyre contract with Goodyear Tyres for another four years.
Fuel distributors and the Unite union are poised for a fourth day of negotiations over tanker drivers’ training, safety and employment terms. Conciliation service Acas is heading up the talks, which first kicked off last Wednesday (4 April) and reconvened yesterday morning (10 April) at 10am following the Easter weekend. The negotiations follow a majority vote for national strike action announced on 26 March from Unite tanker drivers, which supply fuel to around 90% of UK fuel courts – about […]