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InterBulk Group, the Hull-based logistics firm, is to be acquired by Dutch company Den Hartogh Holding for £42m.
JJX Logistics has acquired a 21,500 sq ft warehouse at Pensnett Estate in Kingswinford, and plans to expand its logistics business with new drivers and vehicles next year.
ScotRail Alliance has announced plans for a £475m upgrade to its train fleet in Scotland, including 70 new electric trains from 2017.
Bibby Distribution is to open a 280,000 sq ft logistics depot at G Park in Wakefield early next year.
Plant-i is to expand the 20-strong workforce at its Machynlleth-based vehicle tracking business with 12 new jobs over the next year.
Yearsley Logistics is to create 120 jobs at its new 150,000 sq ft warehouse due to open in Newark early next year.
Restore has acquired Diamond Relocations, the Croydon-based commercial relocations firm, for £1m.
Ryder Trucks is to set up a 17,000 sq ft office at Birmingham Business Park in Solihull for its US-based transport business.
The Government has approved plans for the £500m refurbishment of the Bank and Monument London Underground station complex by 2021.
Peel Ports has acquired Great Yarmouth Port Company, the Norfolk-based port with 65 staff, from International Port Holdings for undisclosed terms.
Rotala is to invest £0.6m in the upgrade of its newly-enlarged 6.7-acre bus depot in Oldbury next year, and sell its four-acre site in Long Acre.
Doncaster Council has approved plans for the development of the £25m 77,500 sq ft National College for High Speed Rail at Lakeside by September 2017.
McCarthy's Storage World is to expand its 40,000 sq ft storage facility in Wakefield with a further 300 units.
Woodgate Aviation is planning to invest £1.5m in a 27,000 sq ft extension to its new hangar at Belfast International Airport.
Manchester Airport is looking to recruit 2,500 new workers across its airport services early next year.
DB Schenker is to acquire a majority stake in Redhead International, the Bradford-based transportation firm with more than 230 staff.
Abellio Greater Anglia is to invest £3.5m in improvements to its Essex-based train operation, including more cleaning staff and a revamp of 67 carriages.
Ryanair has announced plans to set up a new airline base at Belfast International Airport.
The Department for Transport is to award contracts worth £1.2bn to Arriva Rail North and First Trans Pennine Express for the Northern Rail and TransPennine Express rail franchises.
National Express is to relocate its Liverpool-based coach services from Norton Street to Liverpool One Bus Station in January.
Wernick Group has acquired the portable accommodation and storage container division of Hewden, including a 4,000-strong fleet and four hire centres.
Henderson Group is to invest £25m in a new head office, trailer park and distribution centre for its Mallusk-based logistics operation next year.
Phil Jones Associates has acquired Multimodal, the Birmingham-based transport modelling firm.
Alstom Transport is seeking a contractor to develop a 550,000 sq ft train maintenance facility in Widnes.
Port of Felixstowe has won planning permission for a new 51-acre logistics park, including 1m sq ft of warehouse space.
DPD is to open a 69,000 sq ft distribution centre at Stonebridge Park in Liverpool early next year.
HS2 has unveiled proposals for a new train hub in Leeds city centre, which could create 10,000 jobs.
Omega Warrington is planning to build a 356,000 sq ft logistics facility at Omega South near Warrington, having secured £30m funding from LondonMetric Property.
John Menzies has acquired Oban Express, the Oban-based courier firm.
Virgin Trains is to undertake a £21m refurbishment of its 45-strong fleet of east coast trains, as part of a £140m eight-year investment plan.
Wilkins (Henley) has submitted plans to relocate its Henley-based removals and storage business to a new warehouse in Newtown Road.
JR Executive Travel, the Ipswich-based taxi firm, has undergone a management buy-out for £1.8m.
DPD is creating at least 35 jobs at its new 60,000 sq ft depot at Skypark in Exeter.
UK Storage Company has acquired a 24,000 sq ft warehouse at Westmead Industrial Estate in Swindon for the expansion of its South West-based self-storage business.
UK Shuttle is planning to relocate its Swindon-based logistics business to a larger site in 2016, and will double in size over the next three years.
DPD is investing £14m in four new depots of at least 60,000 sq ft in Cardiff, Exeter, Stoke and Dagenham by the end of the year.
Royal Mail is to acquire eCourier, the London-based same day-delivery firm, for undisclosed terms.
Western Riverside Waste Authority has won approval from Wandsworth Council to set up a new bulk waste transfer station at Feathers Wharf.
GB Liners has acquired Clark & Rose, the Aberdeen-based overseas removals firm.
Chancerygate is planning to build a 27,000 sq ft warehouse called The Space Centre on a one-acre site near Heathrow Airport by next summer.
Liverpool City Council has acquired a 12,000 sq ft site at Moorgate Point in Knowsley for its fleet of refuse and recycling vehicles.
Newcold is creating up to 150 jobs at its cold storage warehouse in Wakefield.
TVS Supply Chain Solutions is to invest £20m in a new logistics facility in Barnsley, with the creation of 100 jobs.
Pallet-Track of Wolverhampton is seeking a suitable site in the North for a new regional logistics facility.
St Helens College and Knowsley Community College have won approval to open a £3m logistics academy in Liverpool next year.
McCombs Coach Travel is planning to expand the 25-strong workforce at its Belfast-based coach business with ten new jobs, as part of a £1m investment.
Priority Freight has acquired a £2m 25,000 sq ft warehouse in Coventry for its logistics business.
C&D Express Transport is to relocate its Sheffield-based haulage business to a 69,000 sq ft depot at Rawson Spring Way.
Restore is to acquire Wincanton Records Management, the Essex-based document storage firm with 167 staff, for £56m.
GeoPost is seeking approval for a 60,000 sq ft parcel depot at Westerham in Kent, with the creation of up to 120 jobs.
UPS is to invest £120m in the development of its 32,000 m sq parcel delivery facility due to open at DP World London Gateway in Essex by summer 2017.
Dalepak is creating 200 packing and driving jobs at its Northampton-based logistics business this month.
DK Fulfilment has acquired a 165,000 sq ft e-commerce order fulfilment centre in Coventry.
Royal Mail is to open ten temporary parcel sorting facilities in Bletchley, Bradford, Greenford, Heathrow, Leyland, Newport, Peterborough, Swindon, West Lothian and Wolverhampton.
Plymouth City Council is to build a new £4m bus station at the former Mayflower West car park site.
Cardinal Maritime is planning to create 20 new jobs at its Wythenshawe-based logistics business and build a 50,000 sq ft warehouse on Harling Road.
Evander Properties and Rockspring Property Investment Manager have won approval to build three logistics units totalling 206,000 sq ft at Nursling in Southampton.
CitySprint has acquired Bexley Couriers, the Dartford-based delivery firm.
Lok n Store is to open three new self-storage centres in Bristol, Chichester and Southampton over the next nine months.
St Modwen has let 90,000 sq ft of warehouse space at Letchworth Industrial Estate in Hertfordshire, with Tyco taking 75,000 sq ft and Titan 15,000 sq ft.
Insight Vehicle Management has acquired Austin Vehicle Contracts, the Stoke-on-Trent car and van leasing firm, for undisclosed terms.
Thetrainline.com is seeking a 40,000 sq ft office in London for the relocation of its rail ticketing business from 50 Farringdon Road.
Hutchison Ports is seeking permission from Suffolk Coastal Council for a £40m 50-acre logistics park at the Port of Felixstowe, which could create 600 jobs.
IDI Gazeley is seeking outline permission to develop a 4.6m sq ft warehousing facility at Magna Park in Lutterworth, including a 1m sq ft distribution centre for DHL Supply Chain.
EasyJet has announced plans to create about 1,140 pilot and cabin crew jobs at its airline operations across the country.
Titan Airways is creating over 50 cabin crew and flight deck jobs at its air charter services operation in Stansted Airport.
EasyJet is creating 40 new jobs at its newly-opened £2.7m training facility at Gatwick Airport.
Uber is launching its taxi services in Glasgow, with plans for further expansion across Scotland next year.
Burgess Marine has acquired Small & Co Marine Engineering, the Lowestoft-based ship repair firm with 50 staff, for undisclosed terms.
ASC Cargo Handling has acquired a 45,000 sq ft warehouse at Radius Park at Heathrow.
Yodel is to create up to 7,000 temporary jobs at its nationwide parcel delivery business, including 3,000 self-employed couriers based at home.
Hermes Parcelnet is planning to create 200 jobs at its newly-acquired three-acre depot expansion at Omega North in Warrington.
First Potteries is to set up a new bus depot in Newcastle-under-Lyme, with the transfer of 15 driving jobs from its headquarters in Adderley Green.
Sunderland City Council is seeking funding for a £10m upgrade of Sunderland Central rail station.
Palletways has acquired a further 11,500 sq m of warehousing at Fradley Distribution Park in Lichfield.
McCarthy's Removals & Storage is seeking further sites in Yorkshire for the expansion of its Leeds-based storage business.
Hamburg Sud of Germany is setting up a 17,700 sq ft shipping office at the Metro building in Salford Quays.
Modal Training has unveiled details of its proposed £7m 5,700 sq m logistics institute at Immingham, including warehousing, engineering and teaching facilities.
Eddie Stobart is setting up a haulage facility at DP World London Gateway.
Strat Aero is to acquire Geocurve Holdings, the Essex-based unmanned aerial vehicle survey firm.
Staffline has acquired Milestone Operations, the London-based driving and warehouse recruitment firm with six regional operation centres.
Tracsis has acquired SEP, the North Yorkshire-based event traffic management firm with 30 staff, for an initial £1.6m.
Warrenpoint Port is planning a £2m 6,000 tonne multi-silo for cement and ship-loading facility at its County Down-based harbour.
ScotRail is to create up to 100 train driver jobs at depots in Aberdeen, Ayr, Bathgate, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Gourock, Helensburgh, Inverness, Perth, Stirling and Tweedbank.
East Midlands Trains has announced plans for a £13m investment in improvements to rail services in the Lincolnshire area.
Harworth Estates has secured funding to build 400,000 sq ft of distribution space at Logistics North in Bolton by early next year.
Condor is to relocate its Weymouth-based ferry operation and about 20 jobs to Poole next month.
APC Overnight is planning to create 100 new jobs at its Cannock-based parcel delivery business by the end of the year.
HS2 is creating more than 100 new jobs in Birmingham for the design, development and management of the High Speed 2 rail line.
DB Symmetry is planning to develop a £100m 1.2m sq ft logistics park called The Hub at its newly-acquired 96-acre site in Swindon.
Midland Container Logistics has won permission to relocate its Aldridge-based haulage business and 27 staff to a new depot in Westgate.
Palletways has bought Dalkeith Transport & Storage out of administration for undisclosed terms, including two depots in Newtongrange and Cumbernauld.
DX Freight is planning to build a £35m logistics headquarters for 120 staff on a 44-acre site at Essington in the West Midlands.
Westcountry Storage Solutions has won permission for a new warehouse at Plymouth Enterprise Park in Ernesettle.
Merseyrail has unveiled plans for a £400m investment in its train services by the early 2020s, including station improvements.
CM Downton is expanding its Gloucestershire-based haulage business with a new office and warehouse in Waterwells Business Park and a 47,000 sq ft unit in Tuffley.
Hull Trains is to invest £68m in improvements to its London-bound rail services by 2020.
Barnack Estates is creating 25 jobs following the £1.2m expansion of its Peterborough-based construction, distribution and storage business.
Dart Group is to invest £1.7bn in the expansion of its Leeds-based airline and package holiday business, including 27 new aircraft.
Uber is planning to expand its taxi services in the West Midlands with a new operations centre near Dudley by the end of the year.
Neath Port Talbot Council has unveiled plans for a £15m transport hub at Port Talbot by spring 2016, including a bus terminus, taxi rank and car park.
TIP Trailer Services has acquired Bell Trailers, the East Lancashire-based trailer rental firm, for undisclosed terms.
Eddie Stobart Logistics has sold UK Automotive Logistics, the operator of 450 vehicle transporters, to BCA Marketplace.
Ryanair is looking to recruit staff from Bristol, Glasgow, London and Manchester to fill hundreds of cabin crew jobs at airports across the country.
Miniclipper Logistics is to create 20 new jobs over the next few months, having just acquired a warehouse in Dunstable.
DPD is planning to set up a 43,000 sq ft parcel delivery depot at the Network 46 scheme in Lincoln.
FedEx is to set up a 50,000 sq ft logistics facility at Thornes Farm in Leeds.
Network Rail has won approval for a new £44m railway station in Cambridge, including a 5,000 sq ft building and three platforms, by 2017.
Sawyers, the County Armagh-based haulage firm with 93 staff, has been acquired by US-based Agro Merchants Group for undisclosed terms.
Air Partner is to acquire Baines Simmons, the Surrey-based aviation safety consultancy, for up to £6m.
DPD is to relocate its parcel delivery operation in Aberdeen to a new 43,000 sq ft facility at Badentoy North by March 2017, with the creation of 20 jobs.
Total Logistics, the Wokingham-based supply chain consultancy, has been acquired by Accenture of the US for undisclosed terms.
Go Carz is looking to recruit a further 200 taxi drivers in Wolverhampton and Walsall.
Cabfind is to expand the 90-strong workforce at its Birkenhead-based taxi business with at least 20 new jobs.
Mountpark is reported to be planning to develop a 450,000 sq ft logistics park at a 25-acre former Ford site in Southampton.
Palletforce, the Staffordshire-based pallet network operator with 4,500 staff, is to be acquired by private equity firm EmergeVest of Hong Kong for £30m.
Gregory Distribution has won approval to build a new headquarters for its haulage business at Plymouth Enterprise Park.
Conder Developments has won permission to build a £12m 118,000 sq ft warehouse at Dove Valley Business Park in Derbyshire.
UPS has submitted plans for a 400,000 sq ft parcel distribution hub at London Gateway Logistics Park in Essex.
Montgomery Transport is to create 60 new driving jobs at its Newtownabbey-based haulage business.
Airline Investments is to merge BMI Regional with Scottish carrier Loganair to create a new regional airline with 960 staff and turnover of £200m.
Whistl, the Buckinghamshire-based mail delivery company, is to undergo a management buy-out from PostNL.
Network Rail is to invest up to £20m in the revamp of London's Paddington station by 2017.
DPD is to create 31 new jobs at its Peterborough-based parcel delivery operation and a further 65 jobs at depots in Kent.
DX Network Services, the parcel courier firm, is setting up a 5,400 sq ft office at Merchants Place in Liverpool.
Chancerygate is to develop a £9m 70,000 sq ft distribution centre at Voyager Park in Portsmouth by 2016.
Border Traffic Services has been bought out of administration by Olivers Transport and Drysdale Freight, saving 16 jobs at its Northumberland-based haulage business.
Wincanton is to set up a military logistics base at Samlesbury in Lancashire, with the creation of 70 jobs.
Hargreaves Logistics is looking to recruit a further 20 drivers at its Durham-based transport business.
Premier Logistics has acquired Hull-based logistics firm CJ Express for undisclosed terms, taking its workforce to more than 150.
DPD is looking to create more than 20 new jobs at its parcel delivery operations in North Staffordshire over the next few months.
Abbey Logistics is looking to open more warehouses across the country, having just opened a 70,000 sq ft site in Bromborough.
Stagecoach is to acquire the First South West bus operations in Plymouth and South Devon, with the transfer of 255 staff.
PD Ports has acquired Groveport, the 190-acre inland port on the River Trent in North Lincolnshire, for undisclosed terms.
South Boats is looking to create up to 60 new jobs at its Isle of Wight boatyard.
Yodel is looking to expand the 280-strong workforce at its parcel delivery depot in Walsall, having won permission to expand the site.
Balfour Beatty Rail is to set up a 14,500 sq ft office at Alaska House on Liverpool's Atlantic Park.
IDOX has acquired Cloud Amber, the Milton Keynes-based provider of transport management systems, for £5m.
South Gloucestershire Council has approved plans for a new helicopter base in Almondsbury for the National Police Air Service and Great Western Air Ambulance.
TEF Transport has acquired Millfield Haulage of York for undisclosed terms, including 20 staff and a 40,000 sq ft warehouse.
Pendennis Shipyard is planning to expand its 315-strong workforce in Falmouth with 60 new jobs over the next two years.
Kier Group has sold its Lincoln-based fleet and passenger services division to management for £18m, creating a new company called Essential Fleet Services with 500 staff.
Peel Ports is to create 47 jobs at the Port of Liverpool to import wood pellets for Yorkshire's Drax power station.
Search Consultancy is looking to recruit 80 staff to work at Gatwick Airport, including personal care assistants and cleaners.
Forth Ports is investing £1.5m in the expansion of capacity at Grangemouth container terminal this year.
NYK Line of Japan is to relocate its London-based shipping business to a 33,000 sq ft unit at 25 Canada Square.
University of Northampton and Logistics Skills Development are planning to set up a skills training centre for logistics in Crick.
Menzies Distribution has acquired AJG Parcels, the Inverness-based e-commerce parcels firm with 140 staff.
Uber is to relocate its London-based taxi booking service from King's Cross to a 40,000 sq ft office in Aldgate Tower.
Eurotunnel is to sell two MyFerryLink ferries to DFDS, in order to comply with competition authorities.
Chiltern Travel has been acquired out of administration by an unnamed purchaser, saving 16 jobs at its Bedford-based coach hire business.
National Express West Midlands is looking to recruit 150 bus drivers in the Birmingham area.
Ministry of Defence is to invest £80m in helicopter flight simulator training centres at RAF Odiham in Hampshire and RNAS Yeovilton in Somerset.
Manchester Airport has unveiled a £1bn ten-year investment plan, including new terminal facilities and 50 shops.
Rotala has acquired Wings Luxury Travel, the London-based coach operator with 20 staff, for £1.5m.
DX Group is planning to develop a £35m delivery depot for its 240-strong DX Freight workforce at an undisclosed 44-acre site in the West Midlands.
Virgin Atlantic is to relocate its Gatwick headquarters to the 110,000 sq ft Leonardo development at Manor Royal.
FedEx is planning to relocate its Burntwood depot to a new 44,000 sq ft warehouse by May 2016.
Red Funnel has awarded a contract to Shemara Refit to build a new fast ferry for the Isle of Wight, with the creation of 60 jobs at Venture Quays in East Cowes.
Rhys Davies has expanded its logistics operations in South Wales with the acquisition of the 51,000 sq ft former City Link hub at Taffs Well.
Lincoln City Council is planning to develop a new £25m transport hub next to the train station.
Stagecoach has submitted plans to relocate its Exeter bus depot to the park and ride site at Matford.
Palletline has acquired S&S Distribution, the Kent-based haulage firm.
Peel Logistics has submitted plans for a 175,000 sq ft warehouse at Liverpool International Business Park.
Jet2 is to launch 12 new destinations from Edinburgh Airport next year, with the creation of 150 jobs.
Peckover Transport has acquired a 74,000 sq ft warehouse at Uppercroft Mills in Bradford.
Phoenix Taxis is to invest £1m in new technology for its Blyth-based taxi business, and plans to recruit 300 drivers and 50 office staff over the next three years.
Blink has acquired Blackbushe Airport in Camberley from private equity firm Montagu for undisclosed terms, in order to support the expansion of its air taxi service.
Future Cabs has merged with Integrity Taxis to create a combined Liverpool-based group of more than 100 taxis.
Wightlink is to invest £45m in a new Isle of Wight car ferry and improvements to port facilities in Portsmouth and Fishbourne.
Air Partner has acquired Cabot Aviation, the Tunbridge Wells-based aircraft remarketing broker, for up to £1.2m.
DPD is to invest £150m in the expansion of its nationwide chain of 52 parcel depots with ten new sites, with the creation of 750 jobs.
Eddie Stobart is to set up a driver training centre at a 70,000 sq ft warehouse at Appleton Thorn in Warrington.
City Taxis of Sheffield is to merge with Mercury Taxis to create a combined fleet of more than 1,400 drivers.
Rix Shipping has won consent to build a 30,000 sq ft warehouse and office complex in Montrose this year.
Plymouth City Council is looking to revive plans for a new £10m international cruise ship terminal at Millbay.
RSL Group, the Coventry-based transport information systems firm, has been acquired by 21st Century Technology of Croydon for £1.3m.
Hargreaves & Coates is considering plans to relocate its Clitheroe-based haulage business, in order to free up its existing site for housing.
Affinity Shipping is to relocate its London-based ship broking business to a 6,500 sq ft office at the Leadenhall Building.
Associated British Ports is to invest £7m in the expansion of the cargo handling facilities at the port of Swansea over the next four years.
OSL Rail has confirmed plans to open a new Railway Exchange Training Academy in Crewe later this year.
Electroflight of Gloucestershire is looking to raise £3m to develop prototypes for an electric aircraft, with the creation of ten jobs.
Great Bear Distribution is to set up a new distribution centre at Markham Vale in Chesterfield in 2016, with the creation of up to 400 jobs.
Gama Aviation is planning to build an executive jet hub at Aberdeen International Airport, including a hangar and office.
Leeds Parcel Company has acquired a 27,000 sq ft warehouse at Millshaw Industrial Park in Leeds.
Cockenzie Development Company has unveiled proposals for a £300m cruise ship terminal at the 120-acre Cockenzie Power Station site in East Lothian.
Lynton & Barnstaple Railway is to unveil plans for the £16m expansion of its historic rail line in North Devon, with the creation of up to 100 jobs.
Ricardo is to acquire Lloyd's Register Rail, the international rail consultancy with 440 engineers, from Lloyd's Register Group for £42m.
Gregory Distribution has acquired Somerset-based Framptons Transport Services, with the transfer of 60 vehicles and 245 staff.
FDC Holdings is looking to create 20 new jobs at its Lancashire-based haulage business this year, and has just acquired a 110,000 sq ft site in Leyland.
TNT Express, the Warwickshire-based parcels firm with 8,500 staff at 54 UK depots, is to be acquired by FedEx for £3.2bn.
Kinaxia Logistics has acquired Lambert Brothers, the Hampshire-based transport firm.
Doddle is planning to expand its nationwide network of click-and-collect delivery sites to 100 this year, including ten universities.
DHL is looking to recruit 430 trainees at its logistics business this year.
HLS Contract Staff is opening two logistics recruitment offices in Manchester and Oldham, with the creation of 40 jobs.
Kuehne & Nagel is to set up a 108,000 sq ft distribution centre at Astmoor Industrial Estate in Runcorn.
EasyJet is to expand its services from Belfast International airport this year, with the creation of 100 jobs.
Boro Taxis is planning to expand its 900-strong Teesside-based workforce with 50 new driver jobs.
NFT Distribution and Forth Ports are to open a £20m 230,000 sq ft refrigerated distribution centre at the Port of Tilbury later this year, with the creation of 500 jobs.
Oceanic Estates is considering plans to develop a 7.5-acre shipyard at Centenary Quay in Southampton by spring 2016, with the creation of up to 250 jobs.
Caddick Developments has submitted plans to build two new distribution warehouses at Cross Point in Knottingley by summer 2016, which could create 2,000 jobs.
Cardiff Business Council is looking into the possibility of building a £100m cable car system to transport people around the city.
Syncreon is to set up a 127,000 sq ft logistics warehouse at Prologis Park Midpoint in the West Midlands.
Goodman has won planning permission to build two new distribution centres totalling 460,000 sq ft at Northampton Commercial Park.
Evander Properties has won planning permission to build a 260,000 sq ft warehouse at Island Road in Reading.
Haydock Commercials, the Merseyside-based chain of five Scania truck dealerships, has undergone a management buy-out for undisclosed terms.
Rail North is to set up an office in Leeds to manage the new Northern and TransPennine Express franchises from 2016.
Quality Freight UK is to set up a 40,000 sq ft logistics warehouse at Manisty Wharf in Ellesmere Port.
Hermes is planning to open a further 1,000 Parcelshops across the country this year, due to rising demand from online retailers for click and collect services.
Ferguson Transport & Shipping has acquired Skye Transport, the Isle of Skye-based haulage firm, for undisclosed terms.
Wincanton has acquired 230,000 sq ft of warehouse space at Crossflow 380 in Crewe.
Nottingham Trams is to create 30 new jobs in preparation for the opening of new tram lines to Chilwell and Clifton this summer.
Flybe is to open a new base at Cardiff Airport this year, serving 11 destinations and creating 50 new jobs.
Port of Tilbury is to create 75 new jobs at the London Container Terminal, including the transfer of straddle carrier drivers currently working as contractors.
Yorvale has won approval to build a 142,000 sq ft distribution centre at Wakefield Europort by October.
Worldwide Flight Services has acquired an additional 159,000 sq ft site at 550 Shoreham Road in the Heathrow Cargo Centre.
Mobile Mini UK has acquired the Coatbridge-based container storage business of Fraser for undisclosed terms, with the transfer of 23 staff.
Rotala has acquired Green Triangle, the Manchester-based bus operator with 43 vehicles and 100 staff, for £1m.
Pembrokeshire County Council has awarded outline planning permission for the £70m expansion of the Port of Milford Haven, with the creation of 600 jobs.
Ferguson Shipbuilders is expanding its Clyde-based workforce from 80 to 120, and could reach 400 staff if contracts are secured to build two new ferries.
Weymouth & Portland Council is in discussions with HighSpeedFerries about plans to launch a new passenger ferry service to France, with the creation of 90 jobs.
AE Driver Training is looking to recruit up to 100 new delivery drivers in Northampton.
Anthesis Group has acquired LRS Consultancy, the London-based supply chain consulting firm, for undisclosed terms.
Ministry of Defence is planning to build a new army logistics centre at the Donnington site in Telford, with the creation of an unspecified number of jobs.
Hacklings is to open a distribution depot on the Groundwell Industrial Estate in Swindon next month, with the creation of ten jobs.
Cooperson Transport has been bought out of administration by an unnamed company, saving nine jobs in Barnsley.
McCarthy's is to set up a £2m 21,000 sq ft self-storage centre in Wakefield.
MyHermes is to set up a 43,000 sq ft parcel delivery warehouse at the Access 18 development in Avonmouth.
Transdev UK has acquired Cabfind, the Birkenhead-based on-demand transport system with turnover of £17m, for undisclosed terms.
Balfour Beatty has won a £13m contract to build a factory for Crossrail trains on the Bombardier site in Derby by 2016.
Emirates is looking to recruit 11,000 more staff for its Dubai-based airline over the next year, and will hold roadshows at Heathrow and Gatwick in March.
HW Martin Group has bought Westcountry Road Management out of administration, saving 90 jobs at its Devon-based traffic management business.
Wightlink Ferries, the Isle of Wight ferry service with up to 600 staff, has been acquired by Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Partners for undisclosed terms.
PDG Helicopters, the Inverness-based helicopter company with 85 staff, has undergone a £20m management buy-out backed by LDC.
Travellers Choice has bought the assets of Harrisons Coaches out of administration, saving 30 jobs at the Morecambe-based Battersby Silver Grey coach business.
MacRail Systems is to create an unspecified number of jobs at its Somerset-based railway maintenance technology business.
DHL is to set up a 57,000 sq ft logistics warehouse on the Elizabeth Industrial Estate in Lewisham, London.
Worcestershire County Council is considering plans to build a new £22m rail station near Worcester by 2017.
Miniclipper Logistics is to create 20 warehousing jobs at its new 55,000 sq ft storage facility in Houghton Regis.
Network Rail has unveiled plans to build a new £500m 5km rail link to connect Reading with Heathrow Airport by 2021.
London City Airport has won permission from Newham Council to expand its terminal to 52,000 sq ft, and expects to create 2,000 jobs by 2023.
PD Ports and SSI UK are looking to create up to 30 new jobs at their Teesport-based steel slab exporting facility.
NWF Group is to expand its Nantwich-based feeds and fuel business with a new nationwide pallet service, with the creation of an unspecified number of jobs.
Dudley Council is to help fund the development of a £20m Light Rail Innovation Centre at the former Dudley railway station site, with the creation of 50 jobs.
Greenwich Council is to consider plans from Westcourt Real Estate to develop a new cruise terminal at Enderby Wharf by 2017.
Transport for London has unveiled plans for the £1.1bn transformation of 50 underground and bus stations into tourist attractions, restaurants and apartments.
Fresh Logistics is to relocate its transport business and 50 staff from Long Eaton to a 5,000 sq ft facility in Derby, with the creation of 100 jobs.
Freedom Logistics UK has acquired Prime Logistics International, in order to expand its operations at Heathrow and Leeds Bradford airports.
TNT is to set up a £15m 56,000 sq ft parcel delivery depot in Swindon later this year, with the creation of up to 250 jobs.
Trainline, the London-based online rail ticket sales firm, is to be acquired by private equity firm KKR for £500m.
Edinburgh Airport is planning a £50m expansion project, including a new baggage reclaim area, immigration hall and 50 jobs.
Cross Country Carriers is creating 12 new jobs at its Suffolk-based logistics business, taking the workforce to 60.
SDI Group, the Royston-based warehousing consultancy, has been acquired by Luxembourg-based Dematic Group for £23m.
HMT Shipping is creating up to 20 jobs at a new £2m 47,000 sq ft pallet distribution centre in Preston.
Eversholt Rail, the London-based train owner, is to be acquired by Hong Kong-based CK Investments for £2.5bn.
DPD is to create 22 jobs at its new DPD PickUp parcels division based in Stoke-on-Trent.
Bibby Line Group has sold System Training to Bridgewater Human Capital, including offices in Carlisle, Gateshead, Leeds, Manchester, Stockton and Watford.
East Midlands Airport is looking to recruit more than 350 additional staff to work on site for airlines, check-in agents, hotels and shops.
DHL is to set up a 150,000 sq ft parcel delivery warehouse at Poyle near Heathrow in 2016.
Homes & Communities Agency has appointed St Paul's Developments to build a 750,000 sq ft logistics hub on a 44-acre site near Rotherham.
CML is planning to expand the 200-strong workforce at its Telford-based logistics business with at least 25 new jobs this year.
Systematic Logistics International is to expand its Essex-based road haulage site with a new 56,000 sq ft warehouse, with the creation of 35 jobs.
Network Rail Infrastructure has acquired 87 rail freight sites from DB Schenker Rail and 15 from Freightliner.
Optima Logistics is to relocate from Trafford Park to a 185,000 sq ft warehouse at DC1 Prologis in Middlewich, with the creation of 50 jobs.
DX Group of Buckinghamshire is to acquire certain assets from the administrators of parcel delivery firm City Link for £1.1m.
A&P Falmouth is planning to build an oil separation facility at Falmouth docks, with the creation of 30 jobs.
Hunting is planning to sell its EA Gibson Shipbrokers subsidiary in London to an Employee Benefit Trust.
D&G Bus has acquired the Cheshire and Staffordshire bus routes operated by BakerBus, with the transfer of 25 staff.
Hermes Parcelnet is considering plans to expand its Warrington-based parcel delivery operation onto an adjacent 2.9-acre site.
MJS Transport is to invest £1m in the expansion of its warehouse in Cheadle, with the creation of 12 jobs.
RAF Church Fenton is to set up a commercial flying and training facility at its former RAF site in North Yorkshire, with the creation of up to 100 jobs.
Edwards Transport is planning to expand its Market Drayton-based headquarters with a new chilled warehouse and office block.