Clugston Distribution Services (CDS) has swooped for Hull-based Trans 2 Logistics in a pre-pack sale that saved 18 jobs. The company, which specialised in abnormal load transport and held an international licence authorising 12 vehicles and 12 trailers, had been suffering financial difficulties brought about by a loss-making contract in 2019, the Covid pandemic and Brexit uncertainty. Following meetings with business advisers at Leonard Curtis last month, an accelerated marketing campaign took place, which concluded with the sale of Trans […]
GreenWhiteStar Acquisitions has reassured members of the Eddie Stobart fan club and shop that it plans a re-launch later this year.
CitySprint has purchased the same-day operations of Thames Valley-based Scarlet Couriers. The deal sees CitySprint acquire Scarlet Courier’s same-day, overnight and international operations in Bracknell, as well as the company’s same-day courier operation in Slough. Patrick Gallagher, chief executive, CitySprint, says: “This deal is another significant milestone in CitySprint’s on-going growth strategy. CitySprint’s extensive national reach is key to our success, so we’re delighted to be consolidating our presence in Berkshire.” Following the deal, Scarlet Couriers will continue to run […]
FTA Ireland is warning UK shippers and hauliers to ensure any goods sent to the Republic of Ireland are accompanied by the correct declarations paperwork or face potential delays on arrival at Dublin and other Irish ports.