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: […]
Former TNT UK and Ireland managing director Alistair Cochrane is to join Parcelforce Worldwide as operations director on 25 April.
UPS has pulled out of its multi-billion Euro bid to take over TNT Express, almost a year after it first entered into talks with the parcel firm. It hoped the merger would create a €45bn (£37.4bn) logistics giant, increasing the US firm’s presence in the European market. However on Friday (11 January), the European Commission (EC) told both parties that it planned to prohibit the merger. MT.co.uk looks at how the story developed over the year. The merger process began […]
With annual volume growing at 15% to 18% in recent years, overnight parcels specialist APC Overnight has outgrown its national hub in Essington, West Midlands. The company is in the process of relocating to a purpose-built 120,000sq ft centre at Kingswood Lakeside just off the M6 Toll road, but due to the wet summer and longer-than-expected ground works the new hub will not be operational before spring next year. But recently appointed APC chief executive Syed Ziaullah is relaxed about […]