Woodland Logistics has purchased Courier Elite, based in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. Sean Kirby, MD at Woodland Logistics, which is part of the Woodland Group, said: “The addition of the Courier Elite business will strengthen our presence in Cambridgeshire, Northampton and the Midlands. “The plan is to double the size of our national fleet of 155 vehicles in the next three to five years.” Courier Elite has an O-licence for 16 vehicles and six trailers. Image caption: (right) Kevin Stevens, CEO of Woodland […]
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 […]
Menzies Distribution has snapped up Inverness-based AJG Parcels in a £7.5m deal that allows it to enter the e-commerce parcel market.