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 […]
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