Entries for this year’s Motor Transport Awards were safely delivered to Leicester by APC Overnight for judging this week. The entries were delivered to the Leicester Hilton to be judged by representatives from the industry by APC, which has been appointed the official courier for the MT Awards 2014. The shortlist will be announced in MT’s 28 April issue and the awards will take place on 2 July at the Grosvenor House on Park Lane, London. Book your table now […]
A harsh economic climate, growing costs and rising customer resistance to rates increases all left Gloucestershire-based haulier CM Downton struggling to raise its profit level significantly, despite a 13.8% increase in turnover in the year to the end of June 2012.
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 […]