The Downton brothers have stepped down from the day to day running of CM Downton, with the former MD of Bibby Distribution Duncan Eyre taking the reins. The succession follows CM Downton’s purchase by EmergeVest last year and subsequent role within the recently formed EV Cargo. Andy, Richard and John Downton have all transferred to non-executive roles at the business that bears their name and is a constituent of EV Cargo’s Logistics division. Eyre served more than two years as […]
CM Downton has 0rdered 180 Cartwright trailers to service existing business and provide additional capacity for growth.
CM Downton saw good levels of growth across the business in its last financial year, with both turnover and pre-tax profit up nearly 9%.
CM Downton and Arla Foods have both launched national apprenticeship schemes to entice new workers into a sector feeling the pinch of a severe driver shortage.