Pentalver Transport owner Genesee & Wyoming (G&W) is being acquired by Brookfield Infrastructure Partners in deal valued at $8.4bn (£6.6bn). G&W owns or leases 120 freight railroads and has approximately 8,000 employees in North America, Australia and Europe. In the UK it owns Freightliner and following a 2017 deal, Pentalver Transport. The latter was rebranded following the deal to feature the G&W logo. “This is a rare opportunity to acquire a large-scale transport infrastructure business in North America,” said Sam […]
Burnley-based EFS Global is back on the acquisition trail, snapping up freight forwarder AFI UK for an undisclosed sum. Mark Jones, EFS Global MD, said: “Our acquisition of AFI UK is another step forward in our expansion plans. “The business is a perfect fit and is a great addition to our group as we continue to focus on growing our reach and market share.” Read more EFS Global expands postcode coverage during Covid-19 pandemic EFS Global buys Caistor Distribution Palletways […]
Palletways bought Dalkeith for the second time this year, after it went into administration in August.
Palletline Logistics, part of the palletised freight distribution network Palletline, has acquired the overnight delivery business of South London-based PF Whitehead Logistics.