Welsh quarrying and haulage group GD Harries (GDH) is to be sold to construction materials company SigmaRoc. GDH is one the largest independent suppliers of aggregates in Wales, operating out of four depots with an O-licence authorising a total of 75 HGVs and 25 trailers. SigmaRoc said it had acquired a 40% equity interest in GDH and intends to acquire the remaining 60% by mid-2020. Ian Harries, GDH chairman, said the investment would allow GDH to grow and create job […]
Kuehne + Nagel’s acquisition of international groupage specialist RH Freight in March last year caught many in the industry – including Motor Transport it has to be said – by surprise. But it was all part of the Swiss-owned global logistics business’ long term strategy, as Glenn Lindfield, KN’s senior vice president for contract logistics in North West Europe, tells Steve Hobson Unlike some other logistics firms who spend big money promoting their brands, family-owned Swiss logistics giant Kuehne + […]
S&S Distribution, the Kent-based haulier snapped up by Palletline last year, recorded a pre-tax loss shortly after its purchase, newly published accounts show.
Eastleigh, Hampshire-based Lambert Brothers has been acquired by Kinaxia Logistics, an investment company that also acquired Snetterton, Norfolk-based Foulger Transport last month.