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 […]
Following its acquisition of Browns Chilled Distribution in September, Newmarket, Suffolk-based Turners (Soham) has started taking delivery of 50 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractive units as part of a replacement programme for the Browns fleet. The trucks, which are all 6x2s, will be based at Browns’ Bicker site, near Spalding, and will operate at maximum GVW on a mix of regional and national work, said Turners’ group fleet engineer Tim King. Around 20 of the new trucks are already on the […]
TNT Express has announced the intended sale of its Dutch TNT Fashion Group operation to a consortium formed by Belgian fashion and lifestyle logistics firm Belspeed and Turkish logistics and transport conglomerate Netlog Group.
Irish operator Nolan Transport has bought John Raymond Transport, with a view to growing its UK operation.