CitySprint continue expansion
By Kyle Linsay
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 14:29
In the fast lane
CitySprint continues regional expansion with acquisition of Northampton courier firm Crisis Courier Solutions Ltd
CitySprint, the UK’s largest same day distribution company, has today announced that it has acquired same day courier firm Crisis Courier Solutions Ltd.
Founded in 2004, Crisis Courier Solutions is Northamptonshire’s leading courier service offering same day, next day, International and Specialist courier services. This merger will give Crisis Courier Solutions’ customers access to CitySprint’s unrivalled network of 3,000 couriers, which can reach 87% of the UK mainland population in under an hour.
All Crisis Courier Solutions staff will move across to CitySprint, and the Northampton site will become a CitySprint service centre.
Patrick Gallagher, CEO, CitySprint commented, “This deal represents another growth milestone for CitySprint, as we continue to improve our reach and access for customers in the UK. This move helps further consolidate our position as the leading private same day distribution company, and we are very pleased to welcome Crisis Courier Solutions to CitySprint.”
Helen O’Keeffe, MD of Crisis Courier Solutions, commented: “We are extremely pleased to be joining the CitySprint family, who share our passion and expertise in same day deliveries. This move means access to news services and a wider reach for our customers and more opportunity for our staff. We will be working hard to ensure the transition is a smooth and seamless one for our customers.”
The customer contact details for Crisis Courier Solutions remain the same.