Former City Link manager Sarah Squire has built a business carrying irregular parcels, and says that by cutting out the hub and keeping the business transparent, she will keep it from meeting her former employers’ fate. On Christmas Day 2014, Sarah Squire turned on her TV and learnt she had lost her job. As City Link’s national business development manager, Squire had been at the company for nearly six years, and said losing the firm was a shock that triggered […]
Nearly 150 former City Link staff are preparing to take group employment action against the failed parcels carrier in the hope of receiving a larger compensation payout.
Last month MT exclusively revealed that Yodel chief executive Jonathan Smith is to leave the parcels firm after two years in charge of the combined DHL Express Domestic UK and HDNL (not to mention 18 months in charge of the DHL business alone). Smith’s CV shows more than 20 years’ experience in parcels, including a spell as chief executive of City Link – before its problematic take-over of Target Express – and a regional director role at British Rail’s parcels […]
Toy retailer The Entertainer has renewed its tracked parcel distribution contract with City Link, quadrupling the amount of parcels it handles for the company. City Link has held the contract for eight years and will manage the retailer’s next day deliveries out of its Bicester, Oxfordshire, depot. “We are delighted to have been appointed the sole carrier for The Entertainer, especially as our tender focused purely on the service we were already providing,” said Tim Brown, sales and marketing director […]