Yodel is trialling a new vetting system for staff supplied to it after a subcontractor was fined £4,000 for employing an illegal worker. A Yodel spokesman told MT it had been working with the authorities on the investigation into the incident, which came to light after a raid by immigration officers at the firm’s Ellis Road site in Mitcham, Surrey, last year. “They were satisfied that Yodel carried out the necessary checks on the workforce at that time, but said […]
Yodel delivered over 14 million parcels during the Christmas peak after investing heavily in planning and boosting capacity. The company added that between 1 December and 24 December only a small number of parcels weren’t delivered, in the main where it was unable to gain access to the address or the addressee was unavailable to sign for the delivery. Yodel began investing in peak planning in the spring, including increasing its capacity by opening temporary service centres and 15 contingency […]
Operators have welcomed the relaunch of Truckpol, the road freight crime intelligence unit that closed after its funding was cut in 2012.
Home delivery specialist Yodel has gone through some well-publicised growing pains since its creation from the merger of HDNL and the day domestic side of DHL in 2010.