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 […]
Yodel has opened a new 50,000ft² service centre in Basildon, Essex and upgraded two further sites at Aberdeen and Ipswich in a bid to boost its operational efficiency.
CollectPlus is opening a Parcel Point operation at the Meadowhall Shopping Centre in Sheffield, enabling customers to drop-off packages and collect online purchases while shopping. More than 25 million shoppers use Meadowhall each year, and CollectPlus says the new service will help extend and enhance its network of sites located at 4,700 corner shops and petrol stations. Mark Lewis, CEO of CollectPlus – a joint venture between parcels giant Yodel and Pay Point – says: “For Meadowhall’s busy shoppers and […]