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 […]
The Potter Group has officially begun marketing itself as a Palletline member, following its takeover of pallet network member House of James in May. Palletline now has a dedicated page with contact details on the Ripon-based multi-modal company’s website, after Potter received permission to join from the network’s executive early this year. Potter’s takeover of House of James created a £33m company, adding 100,000ft² of warehousing space, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to its fleet. The House of James brand […]
The Woodland Group – parent company to Woodland Logistics – has signed a three year contract with automotive aftermarket supplier Comma Oil and Chemicals.