Biffa’s acquisition of Specialist Waste Recycling (SWRNewstar), announced today (12 March), has raised questions about the future of the firm’s national network of haulage subcontractors. SWRNewstar, which was formed in 2017 through a merger of the waste brokerage businesses Specialist Waste Recycling and New Star Environmental, has been acquired by Biffa for around £25.8m. This is the latest move in the waste management company’s aggressive acquisition strategy, which saw the firm buy seven waste companies last year following its listing […]
Norbert Dentressangle’s acquisitions of Christian Salvesen in 2007 and TDG in 2011 made the French group’s UK logistics operation a £1bn a year business, representing almost a third of group turnover, and silencing critics who had questioned the company’s commitment to the UK. […]
Eastleigh, Hampshire-based Lambert Brothers has been acquired by Kinaxia Logistics, an investment company that also acquired Snetterton, Norfolk-based Foulger Transport last month.
In April US 3PL XPO Logistics surprised the European logistics market with an unsolicited €3.24bn (£2.3bn) offer for French giant Norbert Dentressangle (ND).