CitySprint is trialling its first hydrogen powered van in London, working towards a goal of an emission-free fleet in the city by 2020. The operator has developed the van with Renault, and its client Mitie will run the vehicle in the capital for the next six months. CitySprint will compare the vans performance to that of other green vehicles on its fleet; the courier runs four electric vans and a fleet of cargo bikes in the city. The new van […]
Same day courier firm CitySprint has completed its third acquisition this year with its purchase of Enfield-based The Courier Service.
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: […]
The status of couriers across the industry could be affected by last week’s tribunal ruling against CitySprint, according to a lawyer involved in the case.