Telematics and transport technology firm Microlise has bought TruTac in a move aimed at strengthening its presence in the HGV and PSV sectors. The company, which was launched in 1990, specialises in providing fleet compliance and management software for HGVs and PSVs. The acquisition, for an undisclosed sum, sees Coventry-based TruTac remain an independent company within the Microlise Group. Nadeem Raza, Microlise chief executive, said: “We are delighted to announce this acquisition and we welcome the TruTac team to Microlise. […]
Volta Trucks said it hopes to roll out its first electric vehicle later this year after the value of its order books hit $260m.
Brit European Transport has bolstered its bulk liquids business with the purchase of Cheshire-based Tankplus. Specialising in fuel and bulk powder distribution, Tankplus operates from Ellesmere Port and runs seven vehicles. “We were looking to develop the size and scope of our bulk liquids division and the Tankplus opportunity fitted the bill,” said Brit European MD Graham Lackey. “We have no plans to change anything in the short to medium term as Tankplus appears to be working well and delivering […]
The MD of Bishopsgate, a two-man delivery and installation firm, has described the purchase of Allport Cargo Services’ Specialist Services division in June as “a massive step” forward for the business.