Palletline member ARR Craib has purchased fellow Scottish haulage firm McCaul Haulage for an undisclosed sum. The employees, trading assets and trade of Aberdeen-based McCaul Haulage transferred to ARR Craib today (9 February), facilitating the retirement of owner Tim McCaul. The deal includes 14 vehicles and 19 trailers (a mix of curtainsiders and flatbeds). ARR Craib said the majority of the staff would move to its Dyce depot, which already employs a workforce of 430 across its four locations nationwide. […]
2015 saw some shocks in the market; FedEx bidding for TNT Express; XPO Logistics buying Norbert Dentressangle and BCA Marketplace buying Eddie Stobart’s automotive business. But they weren’t the only acquisitions in a year packed with M&A activity. We take a look at some of the deals that changed the industry.
The Potter Group has officially begun marketing itself as a Palletline member, following its takeover of pallet network member House of James in May. Palletline now has a dedicated page with contact details on the Ripon-based multi-modal company’s website, after Potter received permission to join from the network’s executive early this year. Potter’s takeover of House of James created a £33m company, adding 100,000ft² of warehousing space, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to its fleet. The House of James brand […]