Ferguson Transport & Shipping Expands its Logistics Hub Network in Road Haulage Firm Acquisition

Barclay Bros Limited was purchased for an undisclosed sum by Ferguson Transport (Spean Bridge) Ltd and merged with the Ferguson Transport group of companies trading as Ferguson Transport & Shipping.

Ferguson Transport & Shipping, Scotland’s Environmental Haulier of the Year, has continued to grow in recent years, with continuous investment in staff, equipment and forward thinking to enhance the services it provides to its customers in the local and national economy. This further investment and commitment by Ferguson Transport & Shipping through their steady growth strategy, and in enhancing their services further with their new business premises in the east of Scotland in Methil, adjacent to the Energy Park in Fife. Is an exciting new acquisition which will allow for Ferguson Transport & Shipping to expand on the excellent services, existing business and contracts established by Barclay Bros Limited. Like Ferguson Transport & Shipping, Barclay Bros Limited is a family run business that has been in the haulage industry for more than fifty years.

Alasdair Ferguson, Group Managing Director of Ferguson Transport & Shipping comments: “The operations of Barclay Bros Limited are complementary to those of Ferguson Transport & Shipping and, combined, they will strengthen our range of services to the logistics market, and servicing business contracts from the east of Scotland, to the south of England and Wales. We are pleased to welcome all new staff to the group who will join our team of over 200 employees, and we look forward to working with them all.”

(L:R) Alasdair Ferguson, Don Barclay, Colin MacKinnon and Aly Barclay

Ferguson Transport & Shipping deliver to anywhere in the UK by road as well as provide a rail distribution swap body service. Their main base and head office is at Corpach near Fort William, although they also operate from the company’s own port and warehousing facilities at Kishorn and as well as work out of Kyle of Lochalsh and Mallaig. The shipping sector of the business works its six shipping vessels around the UK coast line, in particular the West Coast of Scotland, including the Western and Northern Isles as well as Ireland. Their other road operating centres include: Isle of Skye, Invergordon, Inverness, Grangemouth, Glasgow and Penrith.

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