Matthew Kibble Transport has bought Coventry-based Fullforce Logistics. This latest acquisition, which follows the purchase of Kent-based Shakespeare Transport in March 2015, sees the Lancashire haulier broaden its geographical reach and gain a new Midlands operating base. It said further acquisitions are on the cards. Under the terms of the sale, former Fullforce owners Pat Pugh and Mick Dowling will continue to work in the business. The acquisition results in Pallet-Track member Matthew Kibble Transport adding another Palletforce member to […]
Abbey Logistics has bought the complete share capital of bulk liquid food operator Armet Logistics, creating a business with a combined turnover of £70m.
Ryder Europe vice-president and MD David Hunt’s claim that “Ryder is full of the joys of spring”, is not what MT expects to hear as we meet to discuss the integration of Hill Hire. But like the company he works for, Hunt can pull the occasional surprise. Ryder’s big surprise last year was the £151m acquisition of Hill Hire, announced the day before its 40th birthday in the UK (MT 13 June 2011). This takeover created a rental and leasing […]
Jersey Post has bought Portsmouth haulier Fraser Freight, after what the carrier described as one of its “most financially challenging years” to date.