APC Overnight is looking to recruit 140 additional staff at its Staffordshire hub this summer off the back of “significant growth” in turnover. It is looking to expand its workforce at its Cannock HQ by the end of September by creating permanent positions for warehouse operatives and forklift truck drivers. The company, which won Network of the Year at last year’s Motor Transport Awards, claims it has seen consistent month-on-month turnover growth of 20%, enabling it to invest in its […]
Building work for DPD’s £100m East Midlands parcel hub is likely to begin in August, following the granting of planning approval.
CitySprint has purchased the same-day operations of Thames Valley-based Scarlet Couriers. The deal sees CitySprint acquire Scarlet Courier’s same-day, overnight and international operations in Bracknell, as well as the company’s same-day courier operation in Slough. Patrick Gallagher, chief executive, CitySprint, says: “This deal is another significant milestone in CitySprint’s on-going growth strategy. CitySprint’s extensive national reach is key to our success, so we’re delighted to be consolidating our presence in Berkshire.” Following the deal, Scarlet Couriers will continue to run […]