Meachers Global Logistics has bought the business trade of Southampton-based freight forwarder Kepair and Sea. The acquisition, which will take effect on 30 April, forms part of Meachers Global’s strategy to expand its freight forwarding capacity and bolster key markets. For the financial year-ending 31 May 2018, Meachers reported a turnover of £26.2m, with around half coming from freight forwarding activities, a spokeswoman told motortransport.co.uk. “We are delighted to be making the business trade acquisition of Kepair” said Gary Whittle, commercial […]
Courier CitySprint has acquired Warrington-based Sameday UK, its 10th acquisition in three years.
Viridor Waste Management has acquired JWT Holdings, a waste collection and recycling business based in Atherton, Greater Manchester, from John William Thomasson for £7.6m. JWT Holdings employs 45 staff and handles around 70,000 tonnes of material a year. Its materials recycling facility and fleet of 29 vehicles will be integrated into Viridor’s northern region, complementing the commercial collection services of its Trafford Park Operation, says owner Pennon Group. The acquisition will provide excellent synergies with Viridor’s activities in Manchester and […]