Cornwall-based courier Carn Logistics has taken over coverage of the BA postcode in Somerset for APC Overnight, after acquiring another APC shareholder depot. An APC spokesman confirmed that Carn took over operations at Bath Logistics, based in Frome, Somerset, earlier this month, therefore acquiring coverage for the BA postcode area. Carn Logistics will use a fleet of 15 vehicles to collect and deliver in the Bath area on the parcel network’s behalf, along with coverage of the TR postcode in […]
Following its acquisition of Browns Chilled Distribution in September, Newmarket, Suffolk-based Turners (Soham) has started taking delivery of 50 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractive units as part of a replacement programme for the Browns fleet. The trucks, which are all 6x2s, will be based at Browns’ Bicker site, near Spalding, and will operate at maximum GVW on a mix of regional and national work, said Turners’ group fleet engineer Tim King. Around 20 of the new trucks are already on the […]
Pollock (Scotrans) saw turnover climb in its first financial results since its acquisition of fellow Palletways member Gilbraith (TS) last February.
CitySprint has purchased the same-day operations of Thames Valley-based Scarlet Couriers. The deal sees CitySprint acquire Scarlet Courier’s same-day, overnight and international operations in Bracknell, as well as the company’s same-day courier operation in Slough. Patrick Gallagher, chief executive, CitySprint, says: “This deal is another significant milestone in CitySprint’s on-going growth strategy. CitySprint’s extensive national reach is key to our success, so we’re delighted to be consolidating our presence in Berkshire.” Following the deal, Scarlet Couriers will continue to run […]