Suttons Group has grown its international division after buying logistics provider VTG’s overseas tank containers business, in a joint venture with Mission Line in Brazil. Suttons said the acquisition would increase its capability to serve its customers, as well as extend its global reach. It said it would take full control of the ISO tank containers division over the coming months and in the interim period, Hamburg-headquartered VTG will continue to manage the containers, personnel and customer contracts. Read more […]
Pall-Ex has moved to ensure coverage continuity in the South-west by buying Cornish network member Intercounty Distribution for £700,000. The company based on the Pennygillam Industrial Estate in Launceston has an O-licence for up to 22 vehicles and eight trailers. It has been a Pall-Ex member for 14 years. Pall-Ex MD Adrian Russell said: “The opportunity was presented to us after Intercounty’s MD Nick Coombes announced his retirement earlier this year. We are happy that Nick has decided to stay […]
Pall-Ex London has taken on former DPD operations development manager Brian Devine (pictured) as its new general manager.
Simon Gibson Transport enjoyed what it described as an “excellent trading year” in 2015, shortly before it was sold to GCA Europe SA.