CitySprint has snapped up London delivery firm CYC Logistics as part of its ongoing expansion strategy. The deal increases the same-day courier firm’s depot network to 40 and gives it a total courier workforce of nearly 3,000. All operations and staff will transfer over from CYC on 28 November, with integration into the network planned to take place over the coming months. CitySprint CEO Patrick Gallagher said: “Today’s acquisition, the second biggest in our history, is a major and exciting […]
Following its acquisition of Browns Chilled Distribution in September, Newmarket, Suffolk-based Turners (Soham) has started taking delivery of 50 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractive units as part of a replacement programme for the Browns fleet. The trucks, which are all 6x2s, will be based at Browns’ Bicker site, near Spalding, and will operate at maximum GVW on a mix of regional and national work, said Turners’ group fleet engineer Tim King. Around 20 of the new trucks are already on the […]
Refrigerated-rental firm Petit Forestier is to buy leasing and rental provider Fraikin in a deal that will create a European player with combined sales of €1.3bn (£1.09bn).
DPD When DPD approached major customers for feedback on its performance the message came back loud and clear – deliver those “tiny noticeable things” which, as one chief executive explained, “separates the truly great companies from the rest.” To that end, DPD launched its Tiny Noticeable Things campaign aimed at creating a more personal home delivery service. First it turned to its consumers, asking them, via its DPD customer app, what additional services they would like. Ideas came thick and […]