Bulk Logistic Group’s foundations can be traced back to the original business of J&J Ward Ltd, the company founded by Jim and June Ward, parents of the current group board director Michael Ward. Originally a company focused on the collection and delivery of largely agricultural products that were needed or produced by Yorkshire Dales farmers, the company expanded significantly when Michael took the helm. Upon seeing the opportunities to develop from agriculture products into other sectors, Michael diversified the company’s operations into the transportation of any conceivable bulk product that is produced in the UK.
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The Group announces that:
a) it has acquired the whole of the issued share capital of Hare Bulk Haulage Ltd from the Hare family and that Michael Hare will re-join D H Pearson as the Head of Operations, the role he relinquished to form Hare Bulk Haulage Ltd, thereby strengthening the Group Operational Management Team and
b) it has acquired the vehicle and trailer assets and all goodwill of WG & H Horsley partnership, a long established and respected conventional tipper based business operating 11 vehicles from York, into a new company, Horsley Bulk Transport Ltd, formed specifically to make this acquisition.
General Manager Paul Tolmie is appointed to the Board of the Group and its subsidiaries.
David Edghill is appointed as Group Financial Director and to the Board of all its subsidiaries.
Commercial Director, Pat McCann has won £2.5m of new work in the prior three months
HSBC provide new £5m facility for vehicle and trailer purchases