Currie Solutions has bought PS Ridgway of Dundee for an undisclosed sum. In a statement the acquirer said that “the business will be merged with the Currie group and brings several key benefits to both businesses. “Increased revenues, enhanced geographical footprint, traffic synergies and wider pallet network opportunities which in return will continue to improve the services we offer our customers”. The Palletways member has combined O-licences authorising up to 48 vehicles and 78 trailers, and 50,000sq ft of warehousing […]
They told us it would happen: in April 2012, advisory firm KPMG predicted a flurry of mergers and acquisitions in the logistics and distribution sector during the year… and that’s exactly what we got. Top of the pile in terms of the most noteworthy was undoubtedly the UPS/TNT Express merger announced in March and set to create a £37bn turnover logistics giant. The takeover was described at the time by TNT Express chief executive Marie-Christine Lombard as a move that […]
Devon-based Gregory Distribution has acquired the business, assets and goodwill of Oxfordshire firm Interoute Transport Services, which went into administration on 17 May.
WH Bowker has bought haulier James Nuttall (Transport) and its commercial MOT testing centre, Queensway Commercials, in a move aimed at strengthening its warehouse and distribution business.