Acumen Automotive Logistics has expanded its operation with the acquisition of J&A Transporters. The acquired Somerset-based business specialises in used vehicle movements for auction houses, direct contracts with dealerships for new cars and vehicle swaps, as well as fleet movements for rental operators. The deal adds 15 car transporters and a facility in Bridgwater to Acumen’s portfolio, increasing the fleet to more than 200 vehicles. Chris Doughty, MD of parent company Acumen Logistics Group, said of the deal: “It sees […]
DX Group’s multi-million pound takeover of Legal Post (Scotland) and First Post appears to be back on track, after the UK competition authority lifted an enforcement order pausing the deal.
UPS has acquired temperature-controlled operator Polar Speed for an undisclosed sum.
Analysts have said the planned sale of DHL Express’s same-day domestic business will create another major player in the market to compete with CitySprint, and is unlikely to affect DHL’s profitability.