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Xpediator buys Nidd Transport

East and Central European specialist Xpediator has acquired Ripon, North Yorkshire-based international groupage freight forwarder and operator, Nidd Transport for £4.6 million. Established by Tony White in 1984, Nidd specialises in deliveries to mainland Europe by road with particular focus on France, Spain, Portugal and Germany and operates a UK distribution platform particularly in the North of England, and is a founder member of the Palletforce network. It employs 65 people ... [+]

Xpediator appoints chief executive

Central and Eastern Europe freight specialist Xpediator has appointed current joint interim chief executive and chief financial officer Robert Ross as chief executive of the Group. Robert. A search will commence shortly for a new chief financial officer. It follows the decision by former chief executive Stephen Blyth  to step ... [+]

Xpediator chief steps down

Xpediator chief executive Stephen Blyth is to step down from his position but will continue as a director and non-executive deputy chairman, due to health issues. A new permanent chief executive will be appointed Meanwhile, chief financial officer Robert Ross and chief operating officer Logistics Romania Danor Ionescu will jointly ... [+]

Xpediator up in 2019

UK and eastern/central European freight management firm Xpediator says that group turnover increased 19% to £212 million in its trading update for the 2019 financial year. The increase included £18 million (10.4%) organic sales growth and £15 million (8.6%) generated from acquisitions. Freight forwarding sales were up 16%, transport solutions down ... [+]

Xpediator appoints IT director

UK freight forwarder Xpediator has appointed Dan Harris as IT infrastructure service and operations director. He was most recently at Sainsbury’s Argos as senior IT development manager where he supported the integration of Argos following its purchase by Sainsbury’s. [+]

Xpediator to spearhead online retailer’s expansion

Flubit.com, the largest UK-owned digital marketplace, has chosen Xpediator’s EshopWedrop e-commerce delivery solution to manage its customers’ cross border deliveries to nine countries. EshopWedrop is a B2C offering that overlays existing B2B groupage service lines run by Xpediator’s freight forwarding division, Delamode. Since its takeover in July 2018 by blockchain ... [+]

Xpediator buys Southampton’s Import Services

Following its acquisition of Anglia Forwarding on 4 June, Xpediator says it plans to buy Southampton-based Import Services Limited (ISL) for about £12 million. The acquisition which will add about 40,000sq m to Xpediator’s portfolio and will complement the Group’s operations in Felixstowe. Xpediator chief executive Stephen Blyth said:  “ISL…is a well- ... [+]

Xpediator buys Anglia Forwarding

Xpediator has acquired fellow freight firm Anglia Forwarding Group for an initial cash payment £1.5 million, a further £700,000 payment at completion and a deferred cash consideration of up to £2.0 million contingent on profits by May 2020. Anglia is headquartered in Rainham, Essex and has branches in Birmingham, Felixstowe, and ... [+]

Xpediator earnings up

East European freight forwarder Xpediator’s group revenues increased by 60% to £116.3 million while earnings increased by 81% to £3.9 million in the 12 months to 31 December 2017. Profit before tax increased by 65% to £2.4 million while adjusted profit after tax was £3.3million The company, which claims to ... [+]

Xpediator plans to offer overseas online delivery

UK-based freight forwarder Xpediator is planning a major expansion of its EshopWedrop online delivery services and plans to extend the concept beyond Europe to destinations such as Africa or Asia, says chief executive, Stephen Blyth. Xpediator, whose forwarding activities trade under the Delamode brand, has already spent over £300,000 developing the ... [+]

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