A final mile delivery trailblazer apprenticeship was given the green light at the end of last year, backed by the Institute of Couriers (IoC). The level two apprenticeship will follow a year-long programme, training future final mile drivers , covering topics such as customer service, returns and failed deliveries. The scheme joins the other apprenticeships developed by the IoC last year, including a five-year programme to become an express delivery manager. IoC chairman Carl Lomas said the scheme was a […]
Woodland Logistics has purchased Courier Elite, based in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.
Heathrow-based courier Crossflight has acquired the operations of North London firm DDI Worldwide as part of its expansion strategy. As of today (7 January), Crossflight will run DDI’s express courier, UK overnight and mail services out of its headquarters in Heathrow. Crossflight said the move will be seamless for all of DDI’s customers and the combined company will operate under the Crossflight brand. Crossflight MD Richard Stoughton said: “This important acquisition not only allows us to grow our business further, […]