Jersey Post has bought Portsmouth haulier Fraser Freight, after what the carrier described as one of its “most financially challenging years” to date. The postal operator said that the acquisition was a move to open new revenue streams, off the back of the declining letters market. Since 2007, Jersey Post’s letter volumes have fallen by 60%, although this has been offset by a 200% rise in packages and parcels. The operator’s chief executive Tim Brown, said: “2016 is one of […]
Royal Mail missed its first class mail delivery target last year, after it experienced final mile delivery difficulties during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as the wintery weather throughout January, February and March.
Frozen food specialist Yearsley Group has been acquired by the US temperature-controlled supply chain operator Lineage Logistics.
Brit European Transport has bolstered its bulk liquids business with the purchase of Cheshire-based Tankplus. Specialising in fuel and bulk powder distribution, Tankplus operates from Ellesmere Port and runs seven vehicles. “We were looking to develop the size and scope of our bulk liquids division and the Tankplus opportunity fitted the bill,” said Brit European MD Graham Lackey. “We have no plans to change anything in the short to medium term as Tankplus appears to be working well and delivering […]