Amazon will open a new fulfilment centre in Warrington this autumn and its first dedicated UK receive centre in Coventry in 2018. The Warrington depot will create 1,200 new permanent jobs whilst the Coventry receive centre, which will act as a central hub to receive and sort millions of Amazon products each year, will take on 1,650 full-time permanent staff. Roles at both locations will include warehouse operatives and operations managers as well as engineers, HR and IT specialists. The […]
Royal Mail has warned that revenue in its UK parcels business was lower than it anticipated in the last three months due to competition in the market for deliveries.
CollectPlus is to offer Amazon.co.uk customers a service that will see parcels delivered to one of its 5,000 stores across the UK. Customers using the online retailer can now opt for a CollectPlus ‘pick up location’ at the checkout, increasing options for delivery and convenience. CollectPlus CEO Mark Lewis says: “[We are] already integrated into Amazon.co.uk Marketplace, so sellers can choose us as their delivery service. The extension of our service means that more people will be able to use […]
Newspaper and magazine distributor Smiths News has begun a partnership with Amazon to offer online shoppers a same-day parcel collection service.