Thames Valley parcel firm Delivered is expanding its truck and van fleet after seeing an increase in volumes just a few months after its launch. MD Jon Barber said the firm is currently seeing similar volumes as in the run-up to Christmas in both its parcels and pallets operations. It has also seen an increase in pallet volumes from Panasonic and is processing around 100 pallets a night, up from 80 this time last year [at Scarlet Couriers]. It […]
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 […]
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a four year vehicle supply and maintenance contract to Ryder, worth €30m (£25.4m).