White glove delivery firm Panther Logistics has been acquired by US-based AIT Worldwide Logistics for an undisclosed sum. The deal will see Panther MD Colin McCarthy step down from the position with commercial director Gary McKelvey (pictured) taking on the role. The company said McCarthy will support McKelvey during “the transition”. The two firms hailed the deal as a ‘new era of investment and innovation’ for Panther and an opportunity for AIT Worldwide Logistics to strengthen its presence in the […]
Hargreaves Services has said that its transport division saw a 7.6% rise in turnover in the year-ending 31 May, as it benefited from strong dry bulk volumes.
Hermes has won a five-year contract extension with plus-size women’s clothing firm JD Williams, for handling UK and cross-border home deliveries. The extended deal, which will run until 2017, will see the parcels firm handling more than 15 million items per year for JD Williams’ 32 brands. Goods will be collected from DCs in Shaw, Greater Manchester and Hadfield, Derbyshire, in a fleet of 15 trailers before being transported to Hermes’ northern hub in Warrington for sorting and onward delivery […]
Essex-based freight forwarder and haulier Simarco has purchased Longport-Staffordshire based IFB for an undisclosed sum.