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. […]
Hargreaves Services has purchased civil engineering and earth moving group Pryor, after the latter was placed into administration.
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. […]
Strood, Rochester-based R Swain & Sons has delivered a boost to its special projects division with the acquisition of specialist plant and services firm Gatwick Plant.