Pentalver Transport has had a branding makeover after it was bought by American rail freight firm Genesee & Wyoming (G&W) in May. The operator has traded its blue branding for G&W’s orange and yellow, with a logo designed to match its new owner’s. The new strapline, container logistics, was chosen to reflect Pentalver’s varied capabilities in the container sector. The original P&W logo was designed by Milton Glaser, the artist behind the famous “I love NY” logo. Pentalver MD Chris […]
Pentalver has warned there could be casualties in the container haulage market in the second half of the year as the sector struggles with low volumes. The warning comes as the firm reported turnover and pre-tax profit growth in 2011: Pentalver Transport saw turnover grow to £57.4m in the year, from £55m a year ago, while pre-tax profit rose to £2m, from £1.5m. At sister business Pentalver Cannock, turnover rose to £24.8m, compared to £22.9m in 2010, but pre-tax profit […]
Nick Matthews, formerly MD of Roadways Container Logistics, has joined Pentalver as general manager of its Cannock operation just weeks after Roadways was bought by Maritime Transport.
Pentalver Transport owner Genesee & Wyoming (G&W) is being acquired by Brookfield Infrastructure Partners in deal valued at $8.4bn (£6.6bn).