Turners (Soham) has bought a 30% stake in bulk powder specialist Dowse Haulage after MD Paul Day spied an opportunity. The Cambridgeshire logistics company has worked with Dowse, which operates 38 lorries and 43 trailers out of two bases in Brigg, North Lincs, for several years and Day said it bought the shareholding after one of its minority shareholders decided to retire. “Dowse is an extremely well run and efficient business,” he said. “I have admiration for Marc [Dowse, company […]
London Gateway claimed it saved 9,000 lorry journeys after accepting a single “mega delivery” of aggregate by cargo ship.
The purchase of Macintyre Transport is a “significant” move that has doubled the size of Turners (Soham)’s container vehicle fleet in one fell swoop, according to its boss Paul Day.
Turners (Soham)’s decision to expand its container haulage interests with the purchases of Macintyre Transport and Goldstar Transport last year has seen significant increases in turnover and profit at the acquisitive operator.