Same day courier CitySprint has acquired Heathrow Baggage Services, its third acquisition in three months. Operations and staff at the luggage delivery, replacement and repair company, have been transferred to the courier’s luggage delivery arm CityBags, which was created when Lewis Day courier operations was acquired by CitySprint in 2011. Heathrow Baggage Services founder and MD George Poole said it will be working closely with CitySprint to ensure that business continues as usual for its customers. CitySprint chief executive Patrick […]
JSC Russian Railways (RZD), is in talks to buy 75% of Gefco, the logistics arm of cash-strapped car maker PSA Peugeot Citroën for €800m (£640m). PSA Peugeot Citroën said the proposed deal should speed Gefco’s growth by creating a business with enhanced reach in logistics services linking Europe and Asia. The existing management team, led by its president Luc Nadal, will not change, it added. Vitaly Belskiy, from consultancy Frost & Sullivan, said: “The deal is a clear ‘win-win’ for […]
A new City of London Police Commercial Vehicle Unit has stopped 136 HGVs and taken 95 off the road in its first month.
DHL Supply Chain has won a £14 million contract renewal with Travis Perkins Group, which will see it handle 160,000 deliveries per year. The three and a half year contract extension will see the firm manage national transport operations from the builders merchant’s Northampton DC, moving 20,000 loads annually. It will transport goods for the group’s retailers, including Wickes, Tile Giant, City Plumbing Supplies, City Heating Spares and Toolstation, to 1,000 branches nationwide. DHL has worked with Travis Perkins for […]