Wincanton has bought Bristol-based Lane Group in a move designed to strengthen its position within the home delivery market.
Wincanton’s existing home delivery customers such as B&Q and Comet will be joined by Lane’s customer base including brands and retailers Homebase, Magnet, Electrolux and Bosch. Lane has built up a substantial home delivery business with particular expertise two man operations.
Rebecca Jenkins managing director of Lane [pictured], said: “This is an exciting opportunity for Lane Group. Both Lane and Wincanton have a strong reputation for providing high quality customer service and with Wincanton’s plans to expand further into the home delivery market the acquisition has provided a natural business development and one that I am very positive about.”