Parcel carrier Worldwide Logistics and Distribution (WWLD) has acquired two-man delivery firm HTH Logistics, which trades as Home Direct Logistics. The acquisition of the furniture transport company will increase the Milton Keynes-based firm’s owned and leased fleet to 25 vehicles. A spokesman said WWLD will continue to use subcontractors, which takes the total number of vehicles it uses to 200, including HGVs. Gary Harris, Home Direct Logistics MD, said: “With the much larger fleet and support team Home Direct, under […]
CitySprint has acquired all operations at Woking-based Eagle Express Worldwide Couriers. Its same-day, international and UK overnight operations were acquired by CitySprint on 8 December, taking its network to 35 depots and 2,000 couriers. It will be transferred over to the CitySprint brand later this month. CitySprint said the transition will be seamless for Eagle Express’ customers and it will continue to be serviced by the same staff at the same depot in Old Woking. Chief executive Patrick Gallagher said: […]
West Bromwich-based Sheldon Clayton Group has acquired the Wednesbury, West Midlands operation of Manchester warehousing and transport firm CFT Services for an undisclosed sum. The move will see all 30 staff at CFT’s Wednesbury operation move to Sheldon Clayton’s 12-acre, West Bromwich site. Sheldon Clayton group MD Stephen Pollock said the acquisition would add over £3m to the group’s turnover, which has risen from £5m four years ago to £20m now, including the CFT operation. Sheldon Clayton, which has 240,000ft² […]
Royal Mail is considering applying a fuel surcharge to some of its contract parcels and mail services, while rival carrier UK Mail has reduced parcel prices for SMEs.