Merger and acquisition deals in the UK logistics sector remain strong in the first half of 2021, despite the loss of 80,000 EU workers post-Brexit who were employed in the logistics sector. However, the challenge to the logistics market will be how well companies manage the peak season in the face of the skills shortage, according to a report published this week by accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLPQ. The report, which looks at Q2 logistic sector mergers and […]
BCA Marketplace, which owns WeBuyAnyCar.com, paid £16m in cash for Eddie Stobart’s automotive logistics business when it purchased it earlier this year.
The MD of Eddie Stobart has said he is “extremely pleased” that the Doncaster driver row has finally been resolved. Speaking after Unite revealed its members had accepted an improved redundancy offer, the details of which were not disclosed, Eddie Stobart MD David Pickering said: “Since the start of September, we’ve worked diligently and professionally to come up with the best possible package for the drivers and to provide a range of alternative employment options. “It’s a positive way to […]
Croydon-based PF Whitehead Transport Services said volumes had recovered after it took a hit during the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.