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 […]
EmergeVest, the Hong Kong-based private-equity investor that has acquired CM Downton, NFT Distribution and Palletforce over the past four years, has merged its road transport and logistics assets into one company: EV Cargo.
We have pulled together a list of key road transport industry events taking place during 2013. Click the hyperlinks to go direct to the events’ respective websites. February Logistics Link South: 12-13 at Sandown Park, Esher March IMHX: 19-22 at the NEC, Birmingham April CV Show: 9-11 at the NEC, Birmingham FPS: 17-18 at Harrogate International Centre Multimodal: 23-25 at the NEC, Birmingham May Plantworx: 13-14 at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshirewickshire FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards: 16; venue TBC […]
CM Downton has won a £15m contract from Bibby Distribution, transporting goods for insulation manufacturer Isover UK.