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 […]
XPO Logistics has begun raising $3.26bn (£2.1bn) to finance its takeover of Norbert Dentressangle and for other, as yet unspecified acquisitions.
Gregory Distribution has renewed its farm collection contract with Dairy Crest at Davidstow in Cornwall. The new contract, which commences on 2 December, is for a period of three years. In a statement the company says: “This renewal is a reflection of the continued commitment by all Gregory staff involved in the Dairy Crest contract to deliver the excellent service provided to our customer”. Resulting from this award, Gregory will be investing in a new fleet of vehicles and trailers […]
The decision by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) not to investigate the £47bn UK oil sector is simply a side-show, and the need to tackle the punishingly high rate of fuel duty remains paramount, campaigners have said.