CitySprint is recruiting 1,000 additional couriers for this year’s Christmas period to support its growing ecommerce and food delivery sectors. The pushbike, motorcycle, car and van courier service has a network of 41 service centres and a fleet of more than 3,500. The drive is in response to the busy Christmas period of 2016 and will help to ensure a smooth service for customers. CitySprint CEO Patrick Gallagher said: “Peak season is one of the most demanding times of the […]
Crawley-based Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has launched a suite of products it claims will make it easier for retailers to manage their interaction with parcel carriers. GFS said that faced with an ever-increasing volume of parcels, primarily generated by online retail, some parcel operators have attempted to manage the strain on infrastructure by setting limits on the number of items which they are prepared to carry. This was seen last month Yodel said it had capped the amount of parcels […]
APC Overnight is to increase both parcel sortation and truck parking capacity at its Staffordshire HQ in preparation for the Christmas peak.
Speakers at this year’s Freight in the City Expo have urged politicians to give haulers much clearer guidelines on the part the sector should play in a zero emissions future.