Customers ‘will win’

Seaway’s Paul Szumowski and Craig McElvaney with Ken and Jim Wakefield in Merbein yesterday. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Seaway’s Paul Szumowski and Craig McElvaney with Ken and Jim Wakefield in Merbein yesterday. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

THE buyout of Wakefield Transport by the Seaway Group will mean its customers now have access to a one-stop shop.

Seaway chief executive Craig McElvaney and chief operating officer Paul Szumowski were at Wakefield Transport’s Merbein site yesterday following the conclusion of the deal whereby Seaway took 100 per cent ownership of the 101-year-old company.

The two companies have been in discussions for the past six months, as Seaway works to consolidate a number of its businesses, including Wakefield, in which it has owned a 57 per cent share since 2009.

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