CitySprint hiring ahead of Christmas same day delivery rush

By Chris Dawson October 20, 2016 - 11:17 am

CitySprint are looking to take on more than two hundred additional couriers in the run up to the festive season.

The new recruits will join CitySprint’s fleet of over 3,200 couriers to support with both ongoing business growth and increased seasonal demand.

According to IMRG, parcel volumes in 2015 hit 1.065 billion, exceeding industry forecasts to finish 15.7% up on 2014, driven largely by the 260 million parcels dispatched during November and December, and this year is expected to see another similar rise.

For CitySprint, the increased peak season demand continues right through from Black Friday to the final days before Christmas, in fact last year Friday 18th December was the busiest day of the year for the distribution service.

Patrick Gallagher, CEO, CitySprint, commented: “We understand that peak season is one of the most demanding times of the year for our clients, and we’re committed to going the extra mile to support them. Bolstering our fleet will allow us to deliver the first class service we’re known for during this busy period.”

On The DotCitySprint also operate On the dot, the service giving retailers the option to offer customers a choice of one-hour time slots for product deliveries. Recently integrated with both Flubit and Wickes, it highlights the growing demand for same day and timed deliveries which where CitySprint excel.

CitySprint is recruiting pushbike, motorcycle, car and van couriers and if you’re interested in working with them you can apply on their website.

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