Same-day delivery firm CitySprint is hiring 600 additional couriers for the peak Christmas period. The roles will be UK-wide and ease the pressure on the delivery network throughout CitySprint’s peak period, working in multiple segments including financial, legal and the public sector. They will join a workforce of more than 5,000 existing couriers, which operate from 41 service centres nationally. CitySprint said its peak season starts in late October running through to the new year, with 14 December being its […]
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CitySprint experienced a 41% rise in same day retail deliveries in June, but saw a 15% drop in orders during the Olympic games. The same day distribution company reported that orders were up 10% on figures for April and May, during a month of unseasonably wet weather that saw shoppers avoiding the high street. Patrick Gallagher, CitySprint chief executive, said: “Whilst delivery volumes fluctuate throughout the year, June was a particularly strong month for us, and I suspect that this […]
CitySprint is recruiting 1,000 additional couriers for this year’s Christmas period to support its growing ecommerce and food delivery sectors.