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 […]
Early reports show London 2012 didn’t result in the hoped-for volume growth for logistics After the expectation, worry and planning, London 2012 has passed into history. Confounding expectations, the organisers delivered and the UK got behind the competition with uncharacteristic fervour. But while we can all take pride from the record medal haul, did this translate into more sorely needed business for Team Road Transport? Nick Matthews, MD of Essex haulier Roadways Container Logistics, said: “While the Olympics was a […]
Royal Mail will be opening 10 temporary sort centres for the third consecutive peak to help sort the forecast high volume of parcels.
Parcelforce operations director Peter Fuller is leaving the company after almost 20 years at the company, to take up the same role at rival UK Mail.