Posts Tagged ‘Logistics UK’

MIQ Logistics Acquires UK Retail Logistics Company

Comments Off | 08-5-2011

MIQ Logistics Thursday announced the acquisition of The Logistics Corporation Ltd. (TLC). The agreement complements the existing service offering of MIQ Logistics in the UK and Europe by offering customers enhanced end-to-end supply chain solutions, including retail warehousing and fulfillment operations.
Joey Carnes, chairman and chief executive office – MIQ Logistics, said the acquisition of TLC

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Kerry Logistics Expands UK Network with acquisition of Two Freight Forwarding Companies

Comments Off | 07-29-2011

Kerry Logistics, a leading provider of freight and logistics services, has acquired two freight forwarding companies in the UK; Bergen Freight Forwarding Limited based in Manchester in the North West of England and Regency Forwarding Limited with its headquarters in Yorkshire.
Bergen is a long established company, specializing in sea freight imports from India and the

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Ryder System Inc. acquires Bradford, England-based Hill Hire plc

Comments Off | 06-10-2011

Ryder System Inc, a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, Thursday announced it has acquired Bradford, England-based Hill Hire plc, an independently run and wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds Banking Group.
Hill Hire is a UK market leader in commercial truck leasing, rental and maintenance, with a solid base of contractual customers. The

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Air Business buys the UK’s premier subscription and publishing services bureau

Comments Off | 06-7-2011

St. Albans-based Air Business has successfully acquired Quadrant Subscription Services (QSS), one of the UK’s premier subscription and publishing services bureau. The deal sees QSS transferring ownership from Reed Business Information, who will remain as a client for the long-term, to become part of the expanding Air Business group. The acquisition is further indication that

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Wrist continues rapid expansion with acquisition of the UK’s Strachans Ltd

Comments Off | 05-9-2011

Wrist Ship Supply, one of the world’s largest ship supply companies, Friday announced the acquisition of Strachans Ltd, the UK’s leading independent food distributor to the offshore catering market. The investment represents Wrist’s sixth deal in less than two years following other acquisitions in Europe, America and Canada.
The Global offshore market is the new target

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Swedish logistics specialist establishes UK presence with acquisition of PTS UK Ltd

Comments Off | 04-13-2011

Swedish logistics specialist firm, Greencarrier has established a strong UK presence through the acquisition of PTS UK Ltd.  Greencarrier has in recent years expanded substantially within the Nordic countries and the Baltic States. The UK investment now establishes a permanent presence in the UK for the Swedish firm. The agreement was signed on 12 April,

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Copart UK Limited completes its acquisition of Hewitt International

Comments Off | 03-21-2011

Copart UK Limited, a subsidiary of US based Copart Inc, has completed its acquisition of privately held Hewitt International. With effect from Monday 14th March 2011 the Hewitt facility will be integrated into the Copart nationwide network and be fully operational providing on-line auctions for vehicles and agricultural equipment. Copart has 14 auction facilities throughout

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Algeco Scotsman acquires UK provider of modular buildings and cabins, RB Farquhar (Hires) Ltd

Comments Off | 02-23-2011

Leading global business services company focused on modular space and secure storage solutions, Algeco Scotsman, Tuesday announced its acquisition of RB Farquhar (Hires) Ltd.  RB Farquhar is a provider of modular buildings and cabins in the U.K. Under the terms of the investment, Farquhar Hires’ fleet and five operating branches will be integrated into Algeco’s

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Dunedin provides acquisition funding for UK’s leading SameDay distribution network company CitySprint

Comments Off | 12-10-2010

Dunedin has provided funding for CitySprint’s investment acquisition strategy. Dunedin is a UK based mid-market private equity. The investment is expected to enable the ongoing buy and build strategy of CitySprint, the UK’s leading SameDay distribution network. The deal will see Dunedin employ its trademark DebtBridge product which ensures deliverability and certainty of debt funding.
It

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Global portable accommodation rental firm Algeco Scotsman on the acquisition spree

Comments Off | 10-2-2010

Global portable accommodation rental firm Algeco Scotsman is on the acquisition spree, having taken over two firms across Europe. The firm bought French and a British firm; as it seeks to foment its position and offering. Algeco Scotsman bought Yvelinoise; a Paris based modular space renter and the UK’s Cabin Centre Ltd’s 2000 mobile storage

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