Temperature-controlled storage and distribution firm McCulla (Ireland) serves the UK, Ireland and the continent and secured this year’s award for its flexible, innovative performance. McCulla (Ireland) has developed from a standard refrigerated haulier to a full-service temperature-controlled transport and storage provider. It provides groupage and tailored services for customers of all sizes, including full-load deliveries by pallet or box, mainly of temperature-controlled goods. Its headquarters are in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, 30 minutes from Belfast port, and in January 2014 it […]
Enterprise Rent-A-Car UK is buying rival SHB Hire, a move with the potential to create one of the UK’s largest commercial vehicle (CV) rental companies.
Renewed economic confidence and a focus on efficiencies saw an increase in the amount of mergers and acquisitions in 2014 as operators looked to strengthen, diversify and consolidate. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look back at a surprisingly strong year of M&A activity. In February, Pollock (Scotrans) acquired Blackburn-based haulier Gilbraith (TS) for an undisclosed seven figure sum, giving the Scottish operator extended reach into north-west England. April saw Essex-based freight forwarder and haulier Simarco purchase Longport-Staffordshire based IFB for an undisclosed […]
Enterprise Flex-E-Rent has bolstered its rental fleet with the addition of 100 plug-in electric vans. They include Mercedes 55/44 kWh eSprinters, 35 kWh eVito Panel vans and Renault KANGOO E-Tech car-derived vans.