A courier company supplying staff to Yodel has been fined £4,000 for employing an illegal worker, following a raid on Yodel’s Mitcham depot in May last year. During the raid by some 40 immigration officials at the firm’s Ellis Road site, 10 men were arrested. Two were subsequently released after it emerged dual nationality allowed them to work in Europe. Of the remaining eight, four have now been deported while the cases of the other four are still being progressed, […]
Two-man delivery outfit Arrow XL has launched a new premium service for customers.
Palletways has appointed a former TNT UK manager to head up its Oxford operation, as activity at its new Abingdon site gets underway.
Christmas 2012 was another record-breaking year for parcel carriers, with many reporting volumes that made 2011’s peak seem a simple task. With year-on-year volumes rising every Christmas and the online retail boom not showing any signs of slowing down, how are carriers ensuring they are well prepared for 2013’s peak? Retailers again reported record-breaking internet sales over the festive period. Web sales were up 44% for City Link customer John Lewis, and 11% for Hermes customer Next. Debenhams also saw […]