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 will deliver the Motor Transport Awards entries to Leicester, for two days of judging this week.
APC Overnight is to increase both parcel sortation and truck parking capacity at its Staffordshire HQ in preparation for the Christmas peak.
APC Overnight saw record 30% increase in year-on-year volumes over the Christmas peak, the parcel network said. To keep up with demand, the network increased trunk levels by 35% compared to 2011’s peak figures and fleet numbers increased by 20% across its network of 115 depots. Chief executive Syed Ziaullah said it began holding regional meetings in September to plan for the peak and sent out delivery predictions to each depot to help them plan for the volume uplift. Staffing […]