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 […]
Hermes will shortly be opening a temporary parcel sortation hub in Bradford to accommodate a forecast 15% rise in parcels volume this year.
Motor Transport’s owner Road Transport Media has revealed today (25 May) that it is acquiring Tip-ex, the UK’s only exhibition for the tipper and bulk transport sector. The annual trade show, held in Harrogate, attracts over 70 exhibitors and 2,000 visitors every year and is a major focal point for the construction and bulk transport sector. “Tip-ex serves an extremely important part of the UK road freight industry and we are delighted to have the opportunity to get involved with […]
Royal Mail has warned that revenue in its UK parcels business was lower than it anticipated in the last three months due to competition in the market for deliveries.