Online retail giant Amazon has launched a seasonal recruitment drive for warehouse staff to help meet demand over the Christmas peak. The retailer revealed plans to recruit 15,000 temporary staff for its eight UK ‘fulfilment centres’ in Doncaster, Dunfermline, Gourock, Hemel Hempstead, Milton Keynes, Peterborough, Rugeley and Swansea Bay. These store the retailer’s own stock as well as stock for Amazon Marketplace sellers. Amazon said it recruited 10,000 temporary staff last year to help with a peak that saw a […]
Yodel is seeking 5,000 additional drivers, self-employed couriers and warehouse staff as it gears up for the Christmas peak.
Parcel giant FedEx Express is preparing for its busiest ‘Cyber Monday’ yet, expecting an 11% year-on-year increase in worldwide parcel volumes.
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 […]