Menzies Distribution has bought Bibby Distribution for an undisclosed sum as it looks to broaden its geographical reach and service offering. The sale comes as Liverpool-based Bibby Distribution continues to try to claw its back to profitability following a major restructuring which has seen its management team strengthened, costs cut and its exit from loss making transactional milk collections contracts. In its latest results to December 31 2019 the family firm reported a fall in turnover to £166.9m (2018: £185.4m). […]
Woodland Logistics has renewed its contract with packaging manufacturer Cepac for a further five years. The two parties have worked together for seven years and the renewal will see Woodland Logistics manage distribution out of Cepac’s Rotherham, South Yorkshire-based warehouse. To augment the contract Woodland has taken delivery of 15 new Mercedes Actros units and 24 Lawrence David trailers. “The main aspect is the fleet is a lot more economical,” said Sean Kirby, managing director of Woodland Logistics. “Our trucks […]
Pall-Ex has purchased the pallet distribution business of Surrey-based member Cranleigh Freight Services.
Suttons Tankers has acquired the trade of Bullard, a UK transport company specialising in the chemical waste and fuels sector.