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Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

Public opt for click and collect to keep Christmas costs down

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

A survey of shoppers, conducted by Postcode Anywhere, has revealed that 95 % of UK consumers plan to use click and collect this Christmas.

UPS recruiting 95,000 workers to boost holiday season performance

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

UPS is predicting an 11% increase in its parcel volumes during this year’s holiday season, and will take on 90,000 to 95,000 temporary workers to help cope with the ext...

Third quarter growth puts UPS in confident mood ahead of peak season

Friday, October 24th, 2014

UPS appeared confident about its preparations for this year’s festive season peak, as it issued latest quarter results that were above analyst forecasts.

Hermes Germany to take on 5,500 extra staff to boost peak capacity

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Parcel carrier Hermes Germany is taking on 5,500 additional workers to help boost its capabilities in the run-up to Christmas.

Royal Mail to hire 9% fewer seasonal workers this year

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Royal Mail has announced plans to recruit about 19,000 seasonal workers to help sort the Christmas post this year — fewer than the 21,000 sought this time last year.

Yodel hiring 5,000 seasonal staff to boost peak season performance

Monday, October 20th, 2014

UK parcel carrier Yodel is hiring 5,000 new part-time and full-time staff to cope with expectations it will handle one million parcels a day in the run-up to Christmas th...

APC Overnight invests ahead of peak period

Friday, October 17th, 2014

APC Overnight, the UK’s largest privately owned next day parcel delivery firm, has made a £6 million investment at its Staffordshire-based national sortation centre, a...

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