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 […]
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 […]
As many as 2,000 Whistl employees in the UK are facing the threat of redundancy, after the company took the decision to suspend its final mile delivery service.
City Link parent firm Rentokil Initial says its recovery plan for the parcels courier is on track despite posting an £18.5m operating loss for the first six months of the year. This 3.8% year-on-year reduction of its operating losses came as revenue rose 3.5% to £149.5m for the six months ending 30 June. Alan Brown, CEO at Rentokil Initial, says: “We expect losses to reduce further in Q3 and for the business to be profitable in Q4.” Revenue for the […]