Good year for East Europe specialist

Xpediator, owner of freight forwarder, Delamode, said its group revenues for the 2017 financial year would be up by about 59% to £116 million. The company completed the acquisition of EMT Logistics, Benfleet Forwarding and Regional Express during the past 12 months. Freight forwarding saw particularly strong demand from the Balkan, Lithuanian and Bulgarian markets and the division continues to benefit from the switch to focus on full-load movements. Analysts Cantor ... [+]

Xpediator buys Benfleet

Delamode parent company Xpediator is acquiring Basildon-headquartered Benfleet Forwarding for £6.55 million. With offices in Dover, Chelmsford, Trento in Italy and Ploiesti in Romania, it specializes in the movement of flooring, machinery, household goods and garments with services in Italy, Greece, Portugal, Turkey and the Far East. Benfleet’s managing director, Jason ... [+]

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