Tuesday 25th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

CitySprint buys Scarlet same-day businesses

CitySprint has acquired all same-day courier, UK overnight and international operations from Scarlet Couriers in Bracknell, as well as all same-day courier operations in Slough.

Scarlet Couriers will continue to operate its APC overnight courier operations from its four offices in Slough, High Wycombe, Reading and Uxbridge.

Patrick Gallagher, chief executive of CitySprint, said: “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.”

The acquisition will expand CitySprint’s scale and reach with 2,000 couriers and 35 UK service centres.