CitySprint is continuing its acquisition spree with the take-over of Southampton-based courier firm Dash-It, its third deal since the beginning of September. Dash-It currently offers services such as storage, chilled and frozen goods distribution and hazchem transport, as well as express delivery. A spokeswoman for CitySprint was unavailable to confirm the size of the business or whether these services will be continued. The deal follows the acquisition of Bullit Couriers in Brighton earlier this month, and Leeds-based UK Express Couriers […]
Leicester-based packaged chemicals logistics provider HW Coates Holdings has declared another rise in turnover for its last financial year but a significant decline in profits.
UPS predicts that tomorrow (20 December) will be its busiest day of the year with an estimated 28 million packages delivered worldwide. The parcels giant expects to deliver over 12 million more packages on its busiest day than its daily worldwide average of 15.8 million parcels. It anticipates delivering 527 million parcels globally in the four weeks running up to Christmas, a 9.7% increase on 2011’s 480 million. The carrier also expects a surge in return volumes on 3 January, […]