Swain Group has announced the acquisition of Gravesend-based haulier Eurobulk. Swain, based in nearby Rochester, Kent, has acquired the entire shareholding of Eurobulk including its assets, vehicles and business. Eurobulk will continue to be run as a separate company, managed by its existing directors, while Swain confirmed it would ‘provide capital to finance the company’s growth, as well as the wider benefits of being part of a diverse and highly capable logistics group’. Eurobulk MD Andrew Miller said: “Our team […]
Biffa has acquired Weir Waste Services who provide waste and recycling solutions in Birmingham and the West Midlands region.
Ryder Europe vice-president and MD David Hunt’s claim that “Ryder is full of the joys of spring”, is not what MT expects to hear as we meet to discuss the integration of Hill Hire. But like the company he works for, Hunt can pull the occasional surprise. Ryder’s big surprise last year was the £151m acquisition of Hill Hire, announced the day before its 40th birthday in the UK (MT 13 June 2011). This takeover created a rental and leasing […]
UPS has acquired temperature-controlled operator Polar Speed for an undisclosed sum.