Palletline has bought another of its members, Herefordshire-based road haulage company ABE, following the retirement of its founder Andy Boyle OBE. The pallet network also bought member Mike Watson in September last year after its owner sold the business.
The Rhenus Group has bought Manchester-based two-man handling company Network 4 Home Delivery.
A wide-ranging review of operations is underway at DX after the company’s expected growth in higher margin revenue fell through, impacting on the business’ overall profitability due to its fixed cost nature.
Interlink Express, part of DPD, has rebranded to “DPD Local” to generate “greater brand consistency” within the group.
Clipper Logistics has won a new four-year contract with British American Tobacco. It will be responsible for BAT’s full logistics operation, including warehouse operation within the UK and delivery to customers.