North Wales logistics firm Delsol is continuing its expansion drive with the acquisition of Caernarfon-based haulier HF Owen Transport and Storage. Delsol purchased the company, which was launched in 1972, for an undisclosed sum from owner Harry Owen, who is retiring. The company will continue to trade under the HF Owen name, with three members of the founder’s family continuing to work at the business along with 10 other staff. The acquisition boosts Delsol staff numbers to 170 and the […]
The offer period for the proposed merger of UPS and TNT Express has once again been extended. Following an exemption granted by The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM), the period has been extended until one week after competition clearances have been obtained from regulators, the European Commission and the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. The clearances are not expected to be issued before the end of the current offer period on 9 November. The latest extension will see the […]
Premier Logistics is looking to boost its contract partnerships and palletised-freight customer base in 2016, and make further acquisitions.
Owens Group has snapped up Greater Manchester-based BTS Haulage for an undisclosed sum.