City Link’s administrators have made more than 2,300 staff at the failed business redundant. Following the parcel carrier’s collapse into administration on Christmas Eve, Ernst & Young confirmed that although an offer was made for the business by a consortium, it offered “no money up front and significantly undervalued the assets to be acquired”. The administrator has now made 2,356 redundancies across the City Link’s UK sites, retaining 371 people to deal with the parcels that remain within the company’s […]
Parcel delivery network APC Overnight made a £4.42m pre-tax profit last year, a 30.4% increase on the previous year’s figures. Turnover for the year ended 31 March 2012 rose 13.5% to £65.7m (2010/11: £57.9m) as a result of increased customer demand. Chief executive Syed Ziaullah said: “These results really are a reflection of the huge surge in customer demand seen right across the business during the last financial year. “We pride ourselves on delivering the best service in the business […]
City Link has ordered 85 new Lawrence David single-decker trailers in the second stage of its strategy to update 40% of its trailer fleet by the summer.