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 […]
Two post and parcel carriers at the centre of a recent investigation by Channel 4 programme Dispatches have said they do not believe its findings to be representative of service levels across their operations.
TNT Express has taken delivery of 69 Iveco Eurocargos for its multi-drop urban distribution fleet, and will be benchmarking their performance against competitor brands.
The surge of e-retailing is presenting parcel carriers with a conundrum: how do carriers profit from the rapid surge in B2C volumes, while ensuring their networks are able to cope with capacity demands? Hayley Pink reports Peak period capacity is at breaking point, City Link MD David Smith warned an industry conference in June, with the 2012 Christmas period posing a record challenge for carriers and retailers alike. Smith says there has been no new capacity in the industry since […]