Same day courier firm CitySprint has completed its third acquisition this year with its purchase of Enfield-based The Courier Service. CitySprint has acquired its local and national customer base, staff and operations, including its fleet of small vans, Luton vans and transit vans. The acquisition is its third this year, following the acquisitions of Warrington-based Sameday UK and luggage delivery firm Heathrow Baggage Services in March. The Courier Services’ operations will increase CitySprint’s nationwide network to 37 service centres and […]
Courier franchise network Diamond Logistics opened four new depots last month as it continues with ambitions to operate over 30 sites by the end of 2015.
Simon Gibson Transport enjoyed what it described as an “excellent trading year” in 2015, shortly before it was sold to GCA Europe SA.
The European Commission (EC) believes “substantial remedies are needed” before the proposed takeover of TNT Express by UPS can be cleared. In a merger review speech made on Friday (2 November), Joaquín Almunia, EC vice-president responsible for competition, said that “serious competition concerns would arise” if it went ahead without revisions. Last month the EC revealed that approval would only come if the resulting company would be challenged enough by other parcel firms. TNT Express and UPS have since received […]