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 […]
German rail and logistics giant DB Schenker Logistics has purchased Redhead International
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: […]
Freight management firm Xpediator has acquired North Yorkshire haulier and freight forwarder Nidd Transport for £4.6m.