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: […]
Whistl is to take a controlling stake in its business after negotiating a deal with former owner PostNL, which is set to be signed once the details have been confirmed.
UPS says it is still in talks to buy rival TNT Express, despite its initial bid on 17 February being rejected by the Dutch parcels giant. “UPS remains in constructive discussions with TNT Express NV regarding a potential transaction to acquire the entire issued share capital of TNT Express,” a statement from the US parcel giant says. A bid of €9 per share was offered by UPS last month, worth €4.9bn, but this was rejected by TNT just five days […]
The explosive growth in e-commerce in recent years has left the road transport industry struggling to provide enough capacity. MT looks at the implications of this change. Today (3 December) is Cyber Monday, where consumers in the full swing of crazed Christmas-gift buying are expected to set a record and make 115 million visits to online retail sites. If Experian’s prediction is realised, it will represent a leap of 36% on the same day last year. For December as a […]