Husband and wife duo, George and Claire Hewitt, have completed a management buyout of Hastings Freight Limited (HFL), one of the founding members of Palletways. The couple said their investment in the Chesterfield-based firm will stabilise the business and provide a strong platform for its future development. The Hewitts have acquired a 100% shareholding following the retirement of the existing owners. George has been with HFL for nearly 15 years, most recently as its general manager, while Claire joined the […]
East Yorkshire bulk powder haulier Simon Gibson Transport has been acquired by French logistics firm Groupe Charles André (GCA) for an undisclosed sum.
Almost one in 10 transport companies have already made staff redundant, according to the results of a poll by solicitors Backhouse Jones.
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