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Delsol acquires North Wales haulier

North Wales-based logistics firm, Delsol has completed the acquisition of follow Welsh haulier HF Owen Transport and Storage.

Delsol purchased the company, which has been trading since 1972, for an undisclosed amount from the retiring owner Harry Owen.

The company will continue to trade under the HF Owen name and three members of the founder’s family, including daughter Helen and son Harry junior, will continue with the business along with 10 other staff.

Delsol has also begun an upgrade of HF Owen’s fleet of 10 vehicles.

Dave Philips, Delsol managing director.

It means that Delsol, which has its own depot in Caernarfon as well as one in Sandycroft, now employs over 170 staff and has a fleet of more than 120 vehicles.

The company, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2019, offers parcel delivery, haulage, storage, pallet distribution, air and sea freight and transport of hazardous chemicals.

Dave Phillips, MD of Delsol, said: “We are delighted to have acquired the HF Owen business. The company is well respected across North Wales and has a loyal customer base. The purchase further consolidates Delsol’s position as the leading logistics business in the region.”