Macclesfield based National Haulier, Kinaxia Logistics has acquired the trade and assets of Bollington based BC Transport from the Administrators, saving its 50-strong workforce.
This marks the ninth business to join the Kinaxia Group, other companies within Kinaxia Logistics include Bay Freight, William Kirk, NC Cammack, Foulger Transport, Lambert Brothers, Panic Transport, Maiden’s of Telford and Mark Thompson Transport.
BC Transport was formed in 1964 and, like the other businesses within Kinaxia, offers both general haulage and pallet network services. BC Transport were a founder member of pallet network Palletforce, and will continue to operate as a member of the network.
Kinaxia Logistics Director, Peter Fields commented:
“We are delighted to welcome the team from BC Transport into Kinaxia, and as a fellow Macclesfield based business, we are pleased to have been able to save the jobs of the local workforce.
This is likely to be our last acquisition this year but we anticipate making further investments in the next 12 months and these will be in line with our aim to build a flexible and efficient, service-focused haulage and warehousing group covering the UK.”
Palletforce CEO, Michael Conroy said:
“The addition of BC Transport to Kinaxia will enhance their business infrastructure and capabilities. It also safeguards the jobs and skill sets of a very experienced and talented workforce at BC Transport delivering highest quality Palletforce services to our growing membership base”
Source: Uk Haulier