City Link has opened a new depot in Southampton to handle increased demand for parcel collection and delivery in the area. The parcel carrier has invested £500,000 in the new 64,000ft² site on the Fareham Industrial Park, which is 30% larger than its previous depot. The increased capacity has allowed it to take on some of the GU postcode area, which was formerly covered by other depots. The site is currently handling 4,200 parcels per night, with this number expected […]
The RMT union has called off a week-long strike at City Link after the parcel carrier applied for an injunction at the High Court.
City Link cut its first quarter losses by more than a third but remained loss-making ahead of its sale to turnaround investor Better Capital.
Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has revealed a sharp increase in the number of British-based online retailers seeking advice about delivery standards. The parcels management firm says retailers are now more savvy about how effective deliveries play an essential part in maintaining customer satisfaction and encouraging repeat business. Simon Veale, director at GFS, says: “For some, pressures on their delivery networks in the run-up to the Christmas peak season really brought home the importance of making contingencies to get goods to […]