In September 1985 the announced that it lost $373,000 in the year to June 25, despite a 35 per cent increase in sales. In March 1987 the company acquired fellow Victorian transport company Robert Boyd Transport (Aust) Pty Ltd Transport, trading as Blakiston Boyd. and posting a $73,000 pre-tax profit in September of the same year.
A 20 percent share of the company was purchased by Jamison Equity Ltd in May 1994, and in October the board recommended that shareholders accept the $5m takeover bid of Scott Corporation Ltd. The company remains in business today as a subsidiary of K&S Corporation.