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 […]
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the transport sector throughout the world is predicted to rise for the fourth consecutive year, according to a report from KPMG.
Gregory Distribution has bought fellow South-West haulier Framptons Transport Services.
Palletline member ARR Craib has purchased fellow Scottish haulage firm McCaul Haulage for an undisclosed sum.