Parcelforce Worldwide has opened a new parcel sort hub in Chorley, Lancashire, as part of parent Royal Mail’s investment in growing its parcels business. The site is capable of processing up to 120,000 parcels per day and will operate alongside its existing national and international hubs in Coventry. Some 120 jobs have been created by the opening of the hub, and follows an investment in 12 of its depots within the last year. MD Gary Simpson said: “The new parcel […]
City Link is continuing its drive towards the b2c market with the launch of an ad-hoc parcel collection and delivery service for consumers and SMEs.
Parcel carrier APC Overnight has revealed that all of its LGV drivers have completed the Driver CPC. Its drivers have all completed the compulsory 35 hours of training two years ahead of the September 2014 deadline. Transport manager Surjit Ram said: “Road safety is imperative in any logistics firm, particularly one the size of APC, so to have our drivers qualified to the highest standard in their field gives us added confidence that every aspect of our service is top […]
UK Mail Group has reported an increase in both parcel volumes and turnover in its mail business for the third quarter of its current financial year.