Palletways member H&M Distribution has purchased Warrington-based Orion Express Services for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of Orion Express comes 15 months after H&M Distribution acquired general haulier Hunt Brothers’ transport division in November 2016. H&M Distribution, which has depots in Warrington, St Neots, Gloucester and Birmingham, said the purchase of fellow Palletways member Orion Express Services, is expected to boost pallet movements at the firm’s north west depot by 12%. H&M Distribution added that it has “significantly” increased its […]
Government plans to build a £250m lorry park in Kent to prevent delays caused by Operation Stack have been criticised by the Transport Committee, which described the decision as “rushed” and called for more research into its cost and impact.
Kinaxia Logistics has snapped up its seventh haulage firm in just over five years, with Telford-based AJ Maiden & Son, which trades as Maiden’s of Telford, joining the fold.
Palletways has worked quickly to fill a gap in its coverage left by Cambridgeshire operator Heathcliff Haulage, which went into administration in January.