Gregory Distribution (Holdings)’s largest purchase to date, ARR Craib Transport, creates a £200m-plus turnover group, but it was the Scottish haulier’s regional focus that made the deal so attractive. Speaking to MT, John Gregory, MD of Gregory Distribution, said the purchase had been in the pipeline since ARR Craib’s chief executive Eddie Anderson appointed a representative to market the business in the fourth quarter of last year. Gregory was instantly interested. “I like its regionality, its strong presence in specialist […]
Culina Group has acquired Great Bear Distribution for an undisclosed sum, effective from today (1 March) in a move that significantly expands the ambient network of the temperature-controlled specialist.
Kinaxia’s acquisition of AKW Group and Fresh Freight helped deliver a 48% rise in revenues in 2019, but the group’s continuing acquisition drive and IT investments contributed to a loss of £1.8m in the period.
Gregory Distribution has acquired 220,000 sq ft of warehousing in Coalville to service five customers and creating 50 jobs in the process. The depot on the Hilltop Industrial Estate is the company’s first in the Midlands and is serviced by up to 20 HGVs.