Courier franchise network Diamond Logistics opened four new depots last month as it continues with ambitions to operate over 30 sites by the end of 2015. The new sites in Croydon, Norwich, Newcastle and Ashburton in south Devon were opened in July to allow the franchises to grow before the Christmas peak begins in Autumn. The company, which provides parcel delivery services as well as stock management software and film delivery to cinemas, formerly operated out of two depots in […]
Yodel has predicted that collaboration between parcel carriers is something that its customers will eventually demand, but Hermes has ruled the notion out.
CitySprint is looking to recruit an additional 300 couriers ahead of its Christmas peak. In response to a 318.7% increase in parcel volumes last December, compared to the monthly average for the rest of the year, it is hoping to take on additional delivery staff to handle what it predicts will be an even larger peak. Chief executive Patrick Gallagher said: “We’re anticipating that this will be our busiest Christmas yet, so we’re pulling out all the stops to make […]