Widnes-based Suttons Tankers has bought DHL Supply Chain’s domestic bulk commodity chemical business. The deal sees Suttons Tankers operating chemical transportation from sites in Billingham, County Durham and Runcorn. DHL’s dedicated services in packed chemicals, bitumen, lubricants and fuels remain with DHL. Just over a year ago Suttons Tankers, which operates a 500-strong fleet, bought the trade of Bullard, which specialised in the chemical waste and fuels sector. Michael Cundy, MD of Suttons Tankers, said: “We see DHL’s bulk commodity […]
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Greg Lofts (pictured) has been appointed business development director at Suttons Tankers, joining from Wincanton’s defence business.
DHL Supply Chain has signed up pallet network Palletways to handle the non-chilled requirement of its troubled KFC contract, MT can exclusively reveal.