Netherlands-based Agro Merchants Group has bought Motor Transport Award winner Grocontinental for an undisclosed sum. Established in 1941, Grocontinental offers cold storage and logistics services to the food industry with a particular expertise in the dairy and meat sectors. It is located in Whitchurch, Shropshire, and operates from a 35-acre complex with a warehouse capacity of 197,000 pallets. The business offers a range of specialist services including cheese cutting, blast freezing, ingredient sorting, de-boxing and reboxing, shrink-wrapping, bar coding, labelling […]
A video capturing all the excitement of last week’s Motor Transport Awards is now on line. Presented by Road Transport Media’s editorial director Justin Stanton and filmed in association with Thermo King, the video features interviews with award winners including an emotional recipient of the Service to Industry Award Nikki King, the Fleet Driver of the Year Jim Whitmore and Haulier of the Year CM Downton. For more Motor Transport and Commercial Motor videos, go to www.youtube.com/user/roadtransport
Menzies Distribution is looking increasingly towards the parcels market as it looks to diversify the business to offset falling revenues from its core newspaper distribution business.
Clipper Logistics has announced the acquisition of German logistics firm R Geist Spedition.