Tesco’s £3.7bn merger with wholesaler Booker has won approval from shareholders. Following support from the supermarket group’s investors, Tesco confirmed in a statement that Booker’s shareholders had now also backed the deal. The combined business is expected to start operating on 5 March 2018. Dave Lewis, group chief executive at Tesco, said: “I’m delighted that the shareholders of both companies have supported the merger. “This merger is about growth, bringing together our complementary retail and wholesale skills to create the […]
Tesco has strengthened its zero-emission home delivery fleet with the addition of 30 new fully-electric refrigerated vans, equipped with E-200 units from Thermo King.
Ferguson Transport (Spean Bridge) has acquired BSW Timber’s former sawmill site near Fort William as part of the company’s expansion plans.