Gregory Distribution Limited (GDL) has placed 50 job roles at risk of redundancy after the collapse of customer British Ceramic Tile. Devon-based British Ceramic Tile claimed to be the largest manufacturer of ceramic and glass tiles in the UK. It operated from three sites and has its headquarters in Devon and was placed into administration at the end of January. Angela Butler, GDL’s MD, said: “We will redeploy people wherever possible and give staff every assistance in finding new jobs. […]
The Prince of Wales visited Gregory Distribution’s Cullompton head office on Wednesday as part of the haulier’s centenary celebrations.
Gregory Distribution has opted to re-fleet with Scania trucks, with 300 units due to be delivered to the North Tawton, Devon-based operator during the next three-years. The decision to replace around two-thirds of Gregory’s vehicle fleet with Scanias comes after comparative fuel trials featuring trucks from four manufacturers. John Gregory, chief executive of Gregory Distribution, says: “The results were extremely encouraging and this, backed with factors such as driver appeal and the extensive range of maintenance services offered by Scania […]
Gregory Distribution has completed the purchase of Pollock Holdings and its subsidiaries Pollock (Scotrans) and Pollock Express.