Cambridge-based James Dolan Group has bought Ipswich haulage firm Dooley Rumble for an undisclosed sum. The deal comes 18 months after it snapped up Green & Skinner (Haulage). Speaking to MT, group MD James Dolan said the deal, which brings the group’s turnover to more than £10m, is part of a strategy to create a national logistics business. UPN member Dooley Rumble, which provides distribution, warehousing and freight forwarding, was established 30 years ago by former directors Neil Dooley and […]
Kent operator DF Services has been acquired by investment firm HLD Group for an undisclosed sum.
TVS Supply Chain Solutions has acquired same day courier and technology company Rico Logistics for an undisclosed sum. TVS, which specialises in supplying spare parts to the automotive industry – including Isuzu Truck, MG Motor and Dennis Eagle – has an annual global turnover of six billion dollars and has acquired Rico Group as part of its European expansion plan. It has acquired the majority shareholding of Rico Group, whose services include a same day courier service throughout the UK […]
Pollock (Scotrans) made a loss in 2015 after the collapse of paper maker Tullis Russell and ongoing integration of 2014 acquisition Gilbraith (TS) made for a “challenging year”.