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.” […]
Condor Logistics has partially blamed the government’s decision to scrap the Low Value Consignment Relief (LVCR) from goods imported from the Channel Islands for the failure of the company, which will close down later this year. The firm was part of Condor Group, which also provides a sea freight service that will still continue to operate, and specialised in delivering between the UK and the Channel Islands. Despite seeing an increase of 120 consignments per day after it joined Palletways […]
JDL Logistics has entered administration with the loss of 29 jobs.
Burnley-based EFS Global is back on the acquisition trail, snapping up freight forwarder AFI UK for an undisclosed sum. Mark Jones, EFS Global MD, said: “Our acquisition of AFI UK is another step forward in our expansion plans. “The business is a perfect fit and is a great addition to our group as we continue to focus on growing our reach and market share.” Read more EFS Global expands postcode coverage during Covid-19 pandemic EFS Global buys Caistor Distribution Palletways […]