Same day distribution company CitySprint has launched a major recriutment drive for 300 couriers from across the UK.
The recruitment drive is focusing primarily on those applicants with small and large vans, as well as zero emission vehicles in larger areas.
CitySprint is also looking to employ drivers for their electric vehicles, as company continues to expand its electric vehicle fleet to over 200 by the end of 2023.
Courier roles with CitySprint are available throughout the UK, with extra demand in Oxford, Cardiff, Bristol, Reading, Norwich, Warwick, Guildford and Glasgow, the company said this week.
The new recruits will provide support across all areas of the business, with a focus on supporting growth in retail sectors.
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The call for new couriers comes as the business reports significant uplifts in key logistics sectors, with “substantial” growth in key sectors and a welter of new clients.
Mark Footman, CitySprint chief operating officer, said: “It’s been another fruitful year for CitySprint, as the business has seen substantial growth in several key sectors. From winning an array of new clients, to the group acquiring London-based same day courier company, Absolutely.
“Despite a commendable 3.4 million deliveries in the past year, we want to strengthen our fleet further to ensure we can continue providing the best possible service over the busy summer months.
“We’re excited to welcome new suppliers on board, to help us deliver on these promises and stay ahead of our competitors, as the business grows.”
Ercan Bennett (pictured), a CitySprint courier who joined the company seven years ago,said: “I love the freedom of being a self-employed courier as well as the flexibility and pay schedule, which allows me to balance my work with my personal responsibilities.”
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