IoC News - January 2015

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IOC help connect City Link Staff to other courier company roles.

Institute of Couriers has been approached by many of the nationals to help locate and introduce former City Link team members to the their own teams.

IOC is posting any details of contacts received onto relevant companies, in the first instance email your name, CL job role and work location and we will forward on to all our fellows requested companies for direct contact to follow. Email Tracey Worth This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tuffnells Parcel Express The Big Green parcel Machine has new owners.

Connect Group has completed its takeover of Tuffnells Parcels Express, with the deal first revealed last month. Tuffnells, known for its Big Green Parcel Machine brand, has been acquired for an initial consideration of £113.4m, according to a statement released to the City earlier. Subject to performance targets being met and continuing employment for up

Connect Group, which owns Smiths News, is to acquire Tuffnells, the Sheffield-based parcels carrier, for £128.7m. Tuffnells, the big green parcel machine, specialises in mixed freight and parcels – particularly “uglies” – items of irregular weight and dimensions.
The deal give Connect distribution network with potential to enhance existing operations, such as Pass my Parcel – the parcel collection service it launched in partnership with Amazon last month. It also expects to synergies worth £2m a year by year three of the deal.