The deal that would have see DX Group acquire Menzies Distribution has been called off, and a new board of directors is set to be installed at DX under the guidance of its largest shareholder – Gatemore Capital Management. Menzies backed out of its acquisition deal with DX Group after a trading update from the group made it clear DX would not be able to meet the terms of the agreement. Also confirmed was the departure of DX CEO Petar Cvetkovic and […]
Great Bear has won a contract to manage distribution and warehousing for high street brands Hello Kitty, Tresemmé, Babyliss and Cuisinart. As part of the deal, the Tattenhall-based company is to manage the UK distribution centre for Conair, the US firm behind a range of brands in the personal care products and small appliances sectors. Once fully operational, the 230,000ft² Conair centre at Chorley in Lancashire will expect to handle 11 million units per year for delivery to major high […]
Fashion retailer Primark has added 10 new Iveco Stralis NP 460 trucks to its fleet.
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is reviewing DX Group’s May acquisition of the trade and assets of Legal Post (Scotland) and First Post from First Scottish Group for £3.25m.