Same-day courier company CitySprint has launched a new UK delivery service – Freight Desk – for oversized, heavy and difficult-to-handle items. Customers will be able to book the service for same-day deliveries and Paul Gisbourne, chief executive at CitySprint said: “We recognise that in today’s economy, speed, reliability and convenience are of the utmost importance to businesses in every industry, but that moving bigger items to support this can present logistical challenges. “Our new Freight Desk service is specifically tailored for […]
CitySprint is looking to recruit an additional 300 drivers in the run-up to this year’s festive period following a record 2012 Christmas, which saw more than 250,000 packages delivered.
The status of couriers across the industry could be affected by last week’s tribunal ruling against CitySprint, according to a lawyer involved in the case.
Early reports show London 2012 didn’t result in the hoped-for volume growth for logistics After the expectation, worry and planning, London 2012 has passed into history. Confounding expectations, the organisers delivered and the UK got behind the competition with uncharacteristic fervour. But while we can all take pride from the record medal haul, did this translate into more sorely needed business for Team Road Transport? Nick Matthews, MD of Essex haulier Roadways Container Logistics, said: “While the Olympics was a […]