Parcel, haulage and freight firm Caribou has acquired Prestwich-based C&D Transport Solutions as part of plans to extend its service offering and broaden its delivery network both in the UK and internationally. The purchase allows Caribou to offer same day deliveries to its services and take on the haulage expertise of the C&D Transport Solutions team. Caribou MD Daryl Dylan added: “This really was a natural move for both organisations, as we’re both able to learn and grow from each […]
Hampshire-based Mike Watson Transport (MWT) has implemented a strategic growth strategy in the south of England.
Final mile postal workers could boycott mail handled by private sector firms in the new year, after a consultative ballot of Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) members at the Royal Mail. The union said that it had concerns that competition in the market for final mile postal deliveries, from the likes of TNT Post, was “undermining the sustainability of the universal service”. It is calling for postal regulator Ofcom to: Protect the universal service and end cherry-picking of delivery services. Maintain […]
Pall-Ex says it has had successful start to its new night-time delivery service in the capital, with 4% of the pallet network’s London’s volumes already migrated to the new service within the first week of operation. The overnight service, which covers all postcodes affected by Olympics delivery restrictions, delivers to customers between 6pm and 6am, with take-up from some of the capital’s major high street brands and businesses. Pall-Ex MD Adrian Russell says: “This new service has already made a […]