The purchase of Macintyre Transport is a “significant” move that has doubled the size of Turners (Soham)’s container vehicle fleet in one fell swoop, according to its boss Paul Day. Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk after last week’s acquisition of the Felixstowe-headquartered business, MD Day said discussions began after he became aware that Harvey Macintyre was looking to retire. “He was comfortable about how we were going to run it,” said Day. “It is a well run business, which you have to […]
Great Bear Distribution delivered a stellar performance in the final financial year before Culina Group bought it in March.
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: […]
Tuffnells Parcels Express has been acquired by newspaper and magazine distributor Connect Group for £113.4m.