City Link is to extend its relationship with postal service Secured Mail from mid-February to include mail items. It already collects larger packets and parcels from businesses and the new collaboration allow it to extend the service. Secured Mail accesses Royal Mail mail centres and collects its customer’s mail. It then transports the mail back to its own hubs for sorting and then distributed nationwide, using its own fleet of vehicles for ‘final mile’ delivery. The partnership is something that […]
City Link has invested in additional drivers, delivery vehicles and warehouse staff ahead of the bumper parcel volumes expected this Christmas.
UK Mail saw its profit tumble by more than 80% in the six months ending 30 September 2015, after its relocation to a new hub and “teething issues” with the facility’s technology.
City Link appointed administrators on Christmas Eve, temporarily suspending all operations over Christmas, citing continued “substantial losses over several years” and admitted it would be unable to accept new parcels due to the further losses it would incur.