CitySprint is looking to recruit an additional 300 drivers in the run-up to this year’s festive period following a record 2012 Christmas, which saw more than 250,000 packages delivered. The same-day courier said consumer confidence in last-minute online deliveries has increased, with deliveries peaking on 18 December in 2012, remaining high right up until Christmas Eve. Patrick Gallagher, CEO, CitySprint, added that he is expected even higher volumes this year, and is working with the company’s retail customers to ensure […]
Hermes has won a three-year contract with mail order clothing retailer Chums to handle over 250,000 home deliveries a year.
The majority of online shoppers are unwilling to pay extra for premium parcel delivery, despite demanding greater choice and flexibility, a Hermes survey has revealed. The carrier has stressed the importance of offering a variety of delivery options, after a survey of 1,000 e-retail customers, commissioned by Hermes, found that many did not want to pay extra to cover the additional cost of evening deliveries, despite wanting access to parcels in the evening. Hermes sales and marketing director Gary Winter […]
CitySprint has snapped-up two more courier firms as it continues its strategy of growing through acquisition.