CitySprint has snapped-up two more courier firms as it continues its strategy of growing through acquisition. It has acquired Hertfordshire-based group Letchworth Couriers, which the firm claims is its biggest deal since acquiring Lewis Day in 2011. It did not comment on the value of the deal. The group incorporates three firms; Letchworth Couriers, Peterborough City Couriers and Ketts Couriers, taking the total number of CitySprint depots across the UK to 39. All operations and staff have transferred over to […]
East Yorkshire bulk powder haulier Simon Gibson Transport has been acquired by French logistics firm Groupe Charles André (GCA) for an undisclosed sum.
CitySprint is trialling its first hydrogen powered van in London, working towards a goal of an emission-free fleet in the city by 2020.
UPS and TNT Express have submitted remedies to the European Commission to address its competition concerns, extending the review period further. The submission extends the EC’s review period by 15 business days to 5 February 2013. The proposed remedies involve the sale of the business activities and its assets. UPS needs to ensure the long-term viability of these activities and the continuity of service already provided by TNT Express. In order to receive approval, the EC will market-test the remedies. […]