Mach 1 Couriers acquires Creative Cars & Couriers Ltd

LONDON--()--Mach 1 Couriers Ltd, one of the UK’s longest established companies in the express and same day delivery sector, today announces the acquisition of Creative Cars & Couriers Ltd. This transaction is notably the Company’s largest acquisition to date and follows the recent acquisition of Destinations Green announced on 29 July 2016.

Creative was established in 1984 and provides executive cars and couriers in London and delivery services worldwide. The Company will be brought under Mach 1’s umbrella and has a turnover of c. £5m which will add significantly to the Company’s portfolio. Mach 1 Couriers’ umbrella now

comprises of 20 courier businesses, including A to Z Couriers and Pink Express.

Mach 1 will acquire Creative’s fleet of approximately 50 passenger cars, 50 couriers and more than 1500 corporate accounts ranging from well-known media brands to legal companies. Creative will continue to trade under its current name in the short-term to guarantee its customers business continuity.

Creative’s staff will all be welcomed into the Mach 1 business with employees continuing to operate from the Company’s Kentish Town office. This will create an additional service centre for the Mach 1 business.

Jeremy Thompson, Managing Director of Mach 1 Couriers says: “We are delighted to have acquired the well-established Creative business which is one of our largest and most high profile acquisitions to date. There are significant synergies between the two companies as we share key common family values and goals. This acquisition underpins our business strategy to grow significantly over the coming years and adds significant revenue to our business as well as experienced staff, an additional office of excellence, along with an increased fleet and job count. Our utmost priority is customer satisfaction and we will continue to provide an outstanding service in the Same Day, UK Overnight, International courier and Passenger Transport sector. We are excited about welcoming the Creative team to the Mach 1 family.”

Notes to Editors:

Mach 1 Couriers is a family run business established in 1984, although the company’s linage stretches back to 1865.

The company provides the following services:

  • Same day delivery
  • Next day delivery
  • International delivery
  • Chauffeurs, contract drivers and van hires

Businesses under the Mach 1 Umbrella are: A to Z Couriers, Ambassador, Bonds, BPH Services, City Bikes, Destinations Green, Deliverence, Fleet Street Flyers, Goldstar International, Pink Express, Quickstar, Reuter Brooks, Spot the Courier, Streetwise, The Courier Group, West End Couriers, Wharf Logistics and The Warwick Group, from the above address.

Contacts

Buchanan
Richard Darby/Hannah Brandstaetter/ Catriona Flint
Tel: +44 (0)207 466 5000
Mach1@buchanan.uk.com

Contacts

Buchanan
Richard Darby/Hannah Brandstaetter/ Catriona Flint
Tel: +44 (0)207 466 5000
Mach1@buchanan.uk.com