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 […]
Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK has recruited Ross Davies (pictured) as head of district management and connectivity, marking a return to the UK after 10 years in the Middle East.
UPS predicts that tomorrow (20 December) will be its busiest day of the year with an estimated 28 million packages delivered worldwide. The parcels giant expects to deliver over 12 million more packages on its busiest day than its daily worldwide average of 15.8 million parcels. It anticipates delivering 527 million parcels globally in the four weeks running up to Christmas, a 9.7% increase on 2011’s 480 million. The carrier also expects a surge in return volumes on 3 January, […]
EV Cargo Global Forwarding has promoted Russell Lawrence (pictured) to the new post of vice president of the UK region.