APC Overnight is to hold a recruitment open day for former City Link staff tomorrow (6 January). The parcel network plans to make up to 100 jobs available to former City Link employees. More than 2,300 staff at the failed parcel carrier are to be made redundant after it appointed administrators on Christmas Eve. The recruitment day will be held tomorrow at APC’s national sortation centre in Cannock, Staffordshire, between 12pm and 5pm. Head of human resources Emma Scott said: […]
City Link’s new MD has put in place a three-year turnaround strategy at the struggling parcels business in the wake of “disappointing” losses. The plan will see City Link break-even within the next four months, make a profit by Q4, and become a £500m business in the next three years, through a combination of improved customer service, reduced operational costs and a focus on winning profitable business, rather than chasing volumes. Speaking to MT.co.uk, new MD Dave Smith, who joined […]
Parcel delivery network APC Overnight made a £4.42m pre-tax profit last year, a 30.4% increase on the previous year’s figures. Turnover for the year ended 31 March 2012 rose 13.5% to £65.7m (2010/11: £57.9m) as a result of increased customer demand. Chief executive Syed Ziaullah said: “These results really are a reflection of the huge surge in customer demand seen right across the business during the last financial year. “We pride ourselves on delivering the best service in the business […]
The collapse of City Link triggered an influx of additional volumes into the large parcels market, Panther Warehousing MD Colin McCarthy has said.