Delivery management company Whistl is looking to hire 50 drivers at its newly opened Bedford super depot as it continues its drive into the parcels market. The recruitment drive comes ahead of the 2019 peak season which the company is predicting will be its busiest in its 15-year history. It also follows the firm’s push last year into the parcels sector, which saw major investment in new automated parcel sortation machinery last year, and the growth of its Whistl Fulfilment […]
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Having fired the starting gun on the sale of its remaining stake in Royal Mail last week, the government is out of the blocks and has sold 15% of its shareholding to institutional investors.
The cost of rolling-out and running Whistl’s end-to-end final mile delivery service had exceeded £10m by the end of 2014, newly published accounts reveal.