Palletline Logistics, part of the palletised freight distribution network Palletline, has acquired the overnight delivery business of South London-based PF Whitehead Logistics. Under its new ownership, the business will operate as Palletline Whitehead Ltd. PF Whitehead Logistics had been a member of the Palletline network for 10 years and has sold its overnight service operation to focus on other areas of its growing business. “This is the fifth acquisition of a member business by Palletline,” said Palletline Logistics MD Paul […]
Somerset’s Peter Green Haulage said a focus on fleet utilisation and reducing high fixed costs helped boost turnover by more than 10% last year, to £17m.
Lloyd Fraser has warned that current trading conditions are challenging, but added it was too early to say what impact Brexit might have on its future performance.
Matlock Transport Company, the family run general haulier founded more than 70 years ago, has ceased trading. Insolvency practitioners from Sheffield-based Hart Shaw LLP were appointed on 11 September to help liquidate the business. The company was founded in 1946 by Richard Lowe, before brothers Eric, Alf, George and Charles took an active role and began to grow the business. Third generation cousins Julian and Richard Lowe were most recently at the helm and the Darley Dale company operated 46 HGVs and […]