Foodservice provider Bidfood is looking to recruit drivers and warehouse staff at its newly opened depot in Penrith, Cumbria. The depot was purchased from AF Blakemore & Son, which is part of Spar UK. It includes a 21,357ft² ambient centre and 5,078ft² freezer development. It will be used to service Bidfood customers in the region and as a base from which to expand the company’s footprint in the north of England. The company said it will continue to employ staff […]
Abbey Logistics has bought the complete share capital of bulk liquid food operator Armet Logistics, creating a business with a combined turnover of £70m.
Brit European Transport has bolstered its bulk liquids business with the purchase of Cheshire-based Tankplus. Specialising in fuel and bulk powder distribution, Tankplus operates from Ellesmere Port and runs seven vehicles. “We were looking to develop the size and scope of our bulk liquids division and the Tankplus opportunity fitted the bill,” said Brit European MD Graham Lackey. “We have no plans to change anything in the short to medium term as Tankplus appears to be working well and delivering […]
Cambridge-based James Dolan Group has bought Ipswich haulage firm Dooley Rumble for an undisclosed sum.