Yodel is seeking 5,000 additional drivers, self-employed couriers and warehouse staff as it gears up for the Christmas peak. It is looking for 750 warehouse staff, 760 employed drivers and 470 self-employed van drivers, along with 2,830 self-employed couriers to make deliveries in their local area on a part-time basis to help cope with the influx in volumes. It expects to handle up to a million parcels a day during its busiest period. On top of this, Yodel is also […]
Almost a third of logistics companies fear new B2C delivery methods such as click and collect, viewing them as a threat to their businesses, according to a report by Barclays.
Royal Mail has revealed that fuel costs for its fleet of 37,000 light and heavy commercial vehicles are at a record high, pushing it to introduce a fuel surcharge for the first time.
Hermes will shortly be opening a temporary parcel sortation hub in Bradford to accommodate a forecast 15% rise in parcels volume this year.