Christmas 2020 could be 50% busier than last year, but a 30% shortfall in drivers and warehouse workers could overwhelm overstretched supply chains.
The appreciation of Britain’s delivery drivers and couriers has surged during lockdown, according to research commissioned by McCarron Coates.
But concerns remain about how the sector will cope if EU drivers not welcome post-Brexit.
CitySprint recruiting couriers for Christmas rush.
Specialist keg and barrel delivery service introduced this year due to increase in revenue from new entrants to the food and drink trade.
CitySprint has announced that it is looking to hire more than 600 additional couriers in preparation for the Christmas rush.
CitySprint is expanding its range of services with the launch of Freight Desk, a new delivery service for oversized, heavy and difficult-to-handle items.
Courier company CitySprint has appointed former Royal Mail regional manager Craig Eddy as director of operations.
City Sprint has announced the trial of a hydrogen van with its client Mitie, as part of its wider ambition to create a completely emission-free fleet in London.
CitySprint has announced that it’s looking to hire more than 1000 additional couriers in preparation for the Christmas rush.
Self-employed drivers at a number of delivery fleets in the UK are considering legal action against the companies they work for following a landmark ruling.
CitySprint courier Mozhghan Khalifah has received an award for maintaining the supply of drinking water during December’s devastating floods.
CitySprint has launched ‘on the dot’, a new consumer-focused delivery offering that allows customers to specify a one-hour delivery window.
IT problems, poor fleet management and a narrow customer base, have been blamed for the collapse of City Link.
CitySprint has announced that it has acquired Letchworth Couriers, in the biggest deal for CitySprint since its acquisition of Lewis Day in 2011.