Yodel has unveiled plans to open 13 additional sites in the run-up to Christmas as part of its winter delivery plans. A spokesman for the carrier was unable to disclose the locations of the planned seven satellite sites, five standalone service centres and returns centre in the Midlands, but said they will “all be opened in strategic locations”. In order to cope with the expected influx of parcels, both the new sites and its existing locations will introduce daytime sorting, […]
Express parcels and mail provider UK Mail Group says it is taking action to plug the gaps in its pallet distribution business UK Pallets. It reported a significant decline in operating profit from this division during the first six months of the financial year. While revenue from its pallets business rose 0.8% to £14.3m in the six months to 30 September compared to the same period last year, operating profit fell over 26% to £800,000, said the firm. UK Mail […]
Yodel has missed its self-set target of delivering a first ever profit in its most recently completed financial year, according to newly published accounts.
Online retail giant Amazon has launched a seasonal recruitment drive for warehouse staff to help meet demand over the Christmas peak.