ByBox Field Support has extended its technical services arm with the acquisition of courier firm Echo. Echo, which provides time-critical spare parts delivery for clients including Fujitsu, IBM and Getronics, will be incorporated into ByBox’s Technical Services division. The acquisition will see the company’s network of field technicians grow to over 400, covering the IT and retail sectors. ByBox MD Mark Garritt said Milton Keynes-based Echo needed to be integrated into a high volume firm in order to be sustainable. […]
Tuffnells Parcels Express contributed £114m of revenue and £9.7m of operating profit to its new owner Connect Group in the year to the end of August, group chief executive Mark Cashmore has revealed.
UK Mail Group has made a “satisfactory” start to its financial year, with revenue up by 13% compared with the same period last year, or by 10% if excluding Royal Mail price hikes implemented on 2 April. First-quarter results, for the period 1 April to 10 July, show mixed fortunes across the group’s four divisions – parcels, mail, courier and pallets – with tight cost control remaining a key focus across the board. The parcels business showed good growth in […]