Construction materials distributor Brickability Group has bought Lincolnshire haulier McCann for £1.75m to secure and control its supply lines from Europe ahead of Brexit. McCann, which specialises in transporting building materials from factories in Europe to construction sites in the UK, will become Brickability’s in-house logistics and transport division division. The Immingham-based haulier, which operates a fleet of over 100 trailers, curtainsiders and flatbeds, has a turnover of around £9.7m. Under the deal McCann and its staff will remain at […]
Industrial developer St Modwen Logistics has taken on construction firm Glencar to build four new units at St Modwen Park Newport.
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