Amazon has announced plans to create 1,000 new permanent roles at its network of eight UK fulfilment centres in the “coming months”. In the past two years, the online retail giant has recruited more than 2,000 new employees, with this latest cohort creating a 7,000-strong workforce. John Tagawa, director of UK operations at Amazon, said: “As we see greater demand, we are able to rapidly grow our talented team across the UK.” Amazon revealed it has invested more than £1bn […]
Amazon has begun offering Sunday deliveries through its Amazon Logistics arm, following a successful trial before Christmas.
Waitrose is to trial a network of temperature-controlled locker boxes for customers to have their groceries delivered into.
CollectPlus has signed up its 5,000th store to its parcel delivery and returns network. It means the network of local convenience stores offering the CollectPlus service has grown by nearly 1,000 in the last year, with its latest addition in Brentwood, Essex. Parcel volumes through the network have leapt 250% in the past year. Mark Lewis, chief executive of CollectPlus, said: “Our continual focus on the expansion of our network of stores, through which people can drop off and pick […]