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 […]
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 […]
John Sutton is the grandson of Suttons Group founder Alf Sutton, who started trading in 1926 with a horse and cart.
Suttons Group has appointed former Wincanton chief executive Graeme McFaull as its chairman of supply chain and logistics.