Former APC chief executive Syed Ziaullah has acquired Swindon-based parcels and pallet firm UK Shuttle for an undisclosed sum. The express delivery business is a member of The Pallet Network as well as parcel network APC Overnight, and operates a secure warehousing site with pick-and-pack options for customers. Ziaullah told MT the business is a good fit with his existing company, Action Express, based in Northampton, as both are well positioned to provide a reliable, customer-centric service to their respective […]
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 […]
APC Overnight is looking to recruit 140 additional staff at its Staffordshire hub this summer off the back of “significant growth” in turnover.
The continuing rise in internet shopping and an increase in the carriage of hi-tech and high-value goods helped members of the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) deliver a strong performance in 2015.