City Link is investing in automated sortation at its Coventry hub, which it hopes will increase throughput by 50% and increase capacity for busy periods. The system will take up around a quarter of the operator’s 150,000ft² national hub and will operate alongside its manual sort and cross-docking operations, which are used for its core heavier and bulky freight volumes. Installation of the equipment, supplied by Caljan Rite Hite, will begin this month and is hoped to be in operation […]
City Link parent Rentokil has blamed a decline in both volumes and rates for the parcel firm’s “disappointing” £31.3m pre-tax loss during 2011, compared with a £9.6m loss the previous year, on a revenue down 8.5% to £306.9m. […]
City Link has ordered 85 new Lawrence David single-decker trailers in the second stage of its strategy to update 40% of its trailer fleet by the summer.