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 […]
Whose story is it anyway? In the latest episode of the Motor Transport Podcast, Chris Walton puts the team’s news knowledge to the test as they recap the industry’s hottest headlines. The team look at the pallet sector and its potential for consolidation and, if you’ve been lost in the various Widdowson saga headlines, Chris Druce neatly summarises the story so far. Listen to the podcast on Soundcloud or iTunes, and be sure to subscribe so not to miss out […]
Norbert Dentressangle has been officially purchased by XPO Logistics. The deal to acquire 67% of the business from the Norbert family has gone through less than six weeks after an unsolicited €3.24bn (£2.3bn) bid was made by the US firm for the business.
Pharmaceutical giant Alliance Boots has taken full ownership of Derbyshire-based healthcare logistics firm UniDrug Distribution Group (UDG).