Loughborough-based haulage and logistics firm Eclipse Distribution has been snapped up by a private equity firm on the lookout for more hauliers to acquire. Winch & Co said the purchase of Eclipse, which runs more than 40 HGVs out of four operating centres, “outlines its latest investment mandate to find logistics and distribution businesses by which it will grow its group”. David Ash, former owner of Eclipse Distribution said: “The new owners have their own vision for Eclipse and the […]
NFT is to venture south with the opening of a major warehouse as it eyes a larger slice of the £34bn of food imports to the UK. It hopes the move will help increase its annual turnover from £170m to £250m within four years.
Sainsbury’s has followed Tesco in hiking its primary distribution charges in response to rising haulier rates driven by the HGV driver shortage.
Genesse & Wyoming (G&W), the United States-based rail freight company, has completed its takeover of Pentalver for an undisclosed sum.