CollectPlus has reported record volumes, more than doubling the number of parcels handled last year to 7.7 million, up from 3.3 million the year before. It claimed that its client base has risen 32% in the past 12 months, winning new contracts from retailers including John Lewis, Asda, Clarks, Schuh and Brand Alley. Its network of parcel shops currently stands at around 5,250 across the UK, located in local convenience stores and petrol stations. Chief executive Neil Ashworth said: “It […]
A trailblazer apprenticeship standard for managers in the parcel courier sector has been submitted to BIS by the Institute of Couriers (Ioc) in light of the e-retail boom and upcoming apprenticeship levy.
Asda plans to close its Enfield DC in North London, with up to 261 jobs at risk.