Amazon is set to create 275 driver jobs after leasing two warehouses in Surrey and Leicestershire. Both warehouses are former supermarket distribution centres, fuelling speculation the online giant is about to launch a grocery service in the UK. Amazon already operates its grocery service Amazon Fresh in the US in New York, California and Seattle, as well as selling a wide range of household goods online. Amazon confirmed the opening of both delivery centres but declined to comment on whether […]
Online retail giant Amazon has predicted that the busiest day for online shopping orders will be Monday 2 December, which is likely to trigger an increase in volumes handled by parcel carriers.
Royal Mail and Amazon UK have both launched a recruitment drive for hundreds of temporary staff to assist with the increase in peak volumes expected this Christmas.