Blackburn-based Kenyon Road Haulage has bought some of the assets of fellow Palletways member Gilbraith (TS) from owner Pollock (Scotrans). The deal sees Kenyon Road Haulage take 18 trucks, around 30 staff and some of Gilbraith’s customer base but not the business’s Blackburn depot, which Pollock (Scotrans) has retained. Speaking to MT, Kenyon Road haulage operations manager Paul Bailey said: “This is a good move for us as it expands our presence in the area and keeps the opposition away.” […]
Palletways has extended its contract as the main haulier for independent bathroom and tile manufacturer Better Bathrooms.
Hargreaves Services has said that its transport division saw a 7.6% rise in turnover in the year-ending 31 May, as it benefited from strong dry bulk volumes.
Following its acquisition of Browns Chilled Distribution in September, Newmarket, Suffolk-based Turners (Soham) has started taking delivery of 50 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractive units as part of a replacement programme for the Browns fleet. The trucks, which are all 6x2s, will be based at Browns’ Bicker site, near Spalding, and will operate at maximum GVW on a mix of regional and national work, said Turners’ group fleet engineer Tim King. Around 20 of the new trucks are already on the […]