UPS has acquired temperature-controlled operator Polar Speed for an undisclosed sum. The Leighton Buzzard-based operator, which runs a mixture of 118 temperature-controlled HGVs and vans for customers in the pharmaceutical sector, has been added to UPS’s healthcare operation across Europe. UPS Europe president Cindy Miller said: “Polar Speed is an excellent strategic and operational fit for UPS because of its focus on quality assurance, compliance, technology and monitoring solutions to protect high-value and sensitive pharmaceuticals during storage and transportation.” Polar […]
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Unite says it is currently considering its course of action after talks with UPS earlier this week were unsuccessful.