Stephen Turner, the MD of Currie European Transport, has led a successful MBO at the Dumfries-headquartered firm. Turner, now the majority shareholder, has been with the business most of his working life and leading it as MD since 2010. Currie European rebranded as Currie Solutions in 2017 to better reflect the diversity of the services it offers from “transport, warehousing, stock holding, stock management, order picking and packing, returns management and cross docking services throughout the UK and Europe”. Its […]
Wincanton will be back in the black this financial year as the group’s extensive restructuring and disposals programme bears fruit. Wincanton chief executive Eric Born tells MT: “When [we] started this programme we said it would take two years to arrest the decline. We are bang on track. It’s absolutely what I’m expecting.” A year of restructuring and disposals saw it sell its European operations to focus on the UK and Ireland, dispose of its 20% shareholding in Culina Logistics […]
Administrators handling the affairs of Drive Force (UK) have confirmed that the business has ceased trading with the loss of 47 jobs.