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 […]
Hermes UK has appointed Carl Lyon as chief operating officer (COO) to support a significant increase in volumes due to both Covid-19 and the ongoing growth of online shopping.
Gregory Distribution has bought fellow South-West haulier Framptons Transport Services.
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