Gregory Distribution (Holdings) has acquired ARR Craib Transport, for an undisclosed sum. ARR Craib Transport has its headquarters in Aberdeen, with additional operations in Cumbernauld, Stockton and Great Yarmouth. Craib’s is a private family company that has traded for more than 50 years. Initially the business was linked to the paper industry and thereafter developed as a supplier to the oil and gas industries. Subsequently the business expanded to include running the Scottish hub for Palletline – current Palletline MD […]
Pollock (Scotrans) made a loss in 2015 after the collapse of paper maker Tullis Russell and ongoing integration of 2014 acquisition Gilbraith (TS) made for a “challenging year”.
The Swain Group has purchased Derby-based Jeffrey’s Haulage for an undisclosed sum.
Ryder Europe has purchased CV contract hire and fleet management specialist Euroway for an undisclosed sum. Euroway has a total fleet of 1,419 CVs, ranging from 3.5 tonners to tractor units, plus trailers. Daf is the dominant supplier to Euroway. In 2010, its combined divisions generated a combined turnover of about £22m and a pre-tax loss of circa £730,000. The acquisition means Ryder’s fleet totals nearly 25,000, comprising 10,514 trailers and 13,905 vehicles. David Hunt, vice president and MD of […]