Courier CitySprint has acquired Warrington-based Sameday UK, its 10th acquisition in three years. CitySprint has acquired all of the firm’s staff and operations, including its local and national customer base, which it operates out of a site in Warrington. The acquisition expands its network to 2,500 couriers across 37 sites. Since its management buy-out in 2010, it has acquired 10 courier firms, including Woking-based Eagle Express Worldwide Couriers and Thames Valley-based Scarlet Couriers in 2012, receiving financial backing from private […]
UK Mail Group has made a “satisfactory” start to its financial year, with revenue up by 13% compared with the same period last year, or by 10% if excluding Royal Mail price hikes implemented on 2 April. First-quarter results, for the period 1 April to 10 July, show mixed fortunes across the group’s four divisions – parcels, mail, courier and pallets – with tight cost control remaining a key focus across the board. The parcels business showed good growth in […]
Hermes has won Poundland’s new home delivery contract, after the single-priced retailer said it planned to trial an online shopping system earlier this week.
Gregory Distribution has bought fellow South-West haulier Framptons Transport Services.