Ross Eggleton has left his role as chief executive of NFT to become a senior advisor at its parent company EV Cargo. Eggleton was promoted to chief executive, effective from January 2018, at NFT in 2017 having joined the chilled food operator the same year as chief operating officer from supermarket group Morrisons. He is replaced by Mel Brockhouse and Aaron Scott, who have been promoted to joint MDs at NFT. Read more NFT Distribution opts for new Renault Range […]
Former NFT Distribution sales and marketing manager Dale Fiddy has joined Fowler Welch as its strategic development director.
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.
Renewed economic confidence and a focus on efficiencies saw an increase in the amount of mergers and acquisitions in 2014 as operators looked to strengthen, diversify and consolidate. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look back at a surprisingly strong year of M&A activity. In February, Pollock (Scotrans) acquired Blackburn-based haulier Gilbraith (TS) for an undisclosed seven figure sum, giving the Scottish operator extended reach into north-west England. April saw Essex-based freight forwarder and haulier Simarco purchase Longport-Staffordshire based IFB for an undisclosed […]