Blackpool-based Fox Group has acquired Blackledge Plant Hire in a deal which further increases its size and capacity. It will create a group with a combined turnover forecast to be around £85m this year. Established in the 1970s, Blackledge Plant Hire is based in Bamber Bridge, Lancashire and has built a strong reputation as a plant hire specialist. A second generation, family-run business, it has 40 machines and 14 trucks. The Fox Group has made several strategic moves to expand […]
Well established Bolton firm Thomas Harwood & Son has become the latest acquisition for EFS Global.
Logistics firms are working together to offer a London NHS trust a daily riverboat delivery service, taking trucks off the roads.
Redhead International has officially opened its new depot in Northern Ireland’s Mallusk. The opening ceremony on 27 July was performed by Northern Ireland’s executive minister for regional development, Danny Kennedy. The new 33,000ft² facility features a 20-tonne overhead crane for heavy lifting, as well as office space. Redhead international’s director of Ireland and Scotland Mark Cosgrove says: “While we have had this type of capability in Great Britain and Dublin for many years, the new Mallusk depot will allow us […]