NFT has won what it has described as a “significant contract” to provide UK-wide temperature-controlled distribution to Southern Salads. Given the seasonal supply demands associated with sales of salad products, the deal sees Southern Salads move away from its own transport fleet and utilise not just NFT’s, but also NFT’s wider network of hauliers. Jason Boakes, operations director at Southern Salads said that NFT’s offering had “delivered for our business on all fronts”. “Specifically, it has allowed us to focus […]
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 […]
NFT is to replace 100 units in its fleet with Euro-6 Volvo FMs, comprising the exclusive supply of its 6×2 and 4×2 units.
NFT has revealed more details in regards its plan to venture south and open a substantial new facility, in its bid to take a larger slice of the UK’s £38bn imported food market.