APC Overnight has unveiled its multi-million pound parcel sortation system at its Cannock, Staffordshire hub, which doubles the company’s overnight capacity ahead of the peak. Two independent sky sorters (pictured) have been installed above APC’s existing sorter. The new system will enable the firm to process an additional 15,000 to 20,000 parcels per hour. CEO Karl Brown said: “The launch of our new sortation system opens up huge potential for us to significantly increase our overnight capabilities. By making such […]
APC Overnight saw record 30% increase in year-on-year volumes over the Christmas peak, the parcel network said. To keep up with demand, the network increased trunk levels by 35% compared to 2011’s peak figures and fleet numbers increased by 20% across its network of 115 depots. Chief executive Syed Ziaullah said it began holding regional meetings in September to plan for the peak and sent out delivery predictions to each depot to help them plan for the volume uplift. Staffing […]
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