R Swain & Sons has continued its acquisition spree with the purchase of Express Freight Services (Birmingham) this year, newly published accounts reveal. The acquisition emerged in the directors’ review of the business in the company’s annual results, which cover the year to 31 December and also detail major change in the boardroom. Although R Swain has declined to name the acquired business, Companies House show that it became the majority shareholder in Tilbury-based Express Freight Services (Birmingham) in June […]
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