South West-headquartered logistics agency Gregory Distribution (Holdings) Ltd has purchased a number one Scottish trucking firm because it boosts its presence north of the border.
The Newton Abbot and Plymouth based mostly firm has acquired Pollock (Holding) Ltd and its subsidiaries Pollock (Scotrans) Ltd and Pollock Specific Ltd. The enterprise is headquartered in Bathgate, West Lothian, in central Scotland.
Pollock is one in all Scotland’s finest identified manufacturers and, like Gregory, is a non-public family-owned enterprise with a robust status for customer support gained throughout greater than 80 years of buying and selling.
With 150 automobiles and greater than 200 workers, Pollock is a major addition to the Gregory Group and can function alongside Gregory Distribution, ARR Craib and its Scottish JV Hayton Coulthard.
This acquisition will significantly improve Gregory’s already important presence within the Scottish transport and logistics market notably because it consists of greater than 55,000sq ft of warehousing positioned on the Bathgate headquarters.
John Gregory, chief govt of Gregory Distribution, mentioned: “Pollock is an iconic identify within the U.Ok. transport business, with greater than 80 years of serving many implausible firms, each inside Scotland and to and from England.
“We will likely be sustaining the