APC Overnight member G Thompson has celebrated its 150th birthday and the five generations of family that have seen the company through to the landmark. The company dates back to 1865, when founder George Thompson started to work as a freight agent for private rail companies. The London-based firm ceased to use horses and carriages in 1965, and now runs a fleet of more than 300 vehicles, providing delivery services to customers across the UK as part of its APC […]
APC Overnight is to increase both parcel sortation and truck parking capacity at its Staffordshire HQ in preparation for the Christmas peak.
APC Overnight is looking to recruit 140 additional staff at its Staffordshire hub this summer off the back of “significant growth” in turnover.
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 […]