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 […]
FedEx and TNT are one step closer to their merger after a joint statement from the companies said they did not expect to receive a statement of objections from the European Commission, which might have slowed or even vetoed the deal.
Woodland Logistics has renewed its contract with packaging manufacturer Cepac for a further five years. The two parties have worked together for seven years and the renewal will see Woodland Logistics manage distribution out of Cepac’s Rotherham, South Yorkshire-based warehouse. To augment the contract Woodland has taken delivery of 15 new Mercedes Actros units and 24 Lawrence David trailers. “The main aspect is the fleet is a lot more economical,” said Sean Kirby, managing director of Woodland Logistics. “Our trucks […]
Norbert Dentressangle has been officially purchased by XPO Logistics. The deal to acquire 67% of the business from the Norbert family has gone through less than six weeks after an unsolicited €3.24bn (£2.3bn) bid was made by the US firm for the business.