Bedfords Group has returned to the acquisition trail with the purchase of RPL Transport. The Yorkshire operator told Motortransport.co.uk it bought the £4.5m turnover Milton Keynes business because it wanted a base further south, in order to strengthen its offering and “solidify its capabilities as a UK wide logistics company.” More acquistions are highly likely, it added. Bedfords MD Steff Pfadenhauer said: “With the purchase of RPL we can significantly increase our presence in the South. This will be key […]
The Big Green Parcel Machine is continuing to exceed Connect Group’s expectations.
CitySprint has purchased the same-day operations of Thames Valley-based Scarlet Couriers. The deal sees CitySprint acquire Scarlet Courier’s same-day, overnight and international operations in Bracknell, as well as the company’s same-day courier operation in Slough. Patrick Gallagher, chief executive, CitySprint, says: “This deal is another significant milestone in CitySprint’s on-going growth strategy. CitySprint’s extensive national reach is key to our success, so we’re delighted to be consolidating our presence in Berkshire.” Following the deal, Scarlet Couriers will continue to run […]
Cornwall-based courier Carn Logistics has taken over coverage of the BA postcode in Somerset for APC Overnight, after acquiring another APC shareholder depot.