Thursday, March 8, 2012

News: APC Overnight expands in Rotherham


Next-day delivery network APC Overnight has expanded its operations in northern England, with a new warehousing and distribution facility in Rotherham.

The new 40,000 sq ft facility on the Barbot Hall Industrial Estate will allow the network's local depot, APC Courier Logistics, to offer cutting edge virtual warehousing services for e-commerce companies.

The move from nearby Templeborough is part of the year on year growth of Courier Logistics which was established in 1994 with two small ageing vans and now employs 100 staff and enjoys a £10m turnover.

NIck Cusworth, managing director of APC Courier Logistics, said: "The new Rotherham site opens up new opportunities for APC Overnight services to local and regional businesses.

"We now have the facility to provide ample modern warehousing, contract packing and distribution facilities to our customers, which enhances our reliable next day parcel delivery service.

"We'll be able to help new Internet start-ups and those businesses that are branching out into ecommerce who need a dependable pick, pack and despatch partner to enable them to provide rapid and accurate order fulfilment."

APC Overnight is the UK's largest next day delivery network, with more than 125 local depots delivering more than 1 million parcels each month.

Toby Vernon, senior director of CBRE in Sheffield, who acted on behalf of on behalf of Chestergate Properties, said: "The buildings are situated in a prominent position on Mangham Road, the main estate through the Barbot Hall Industrial Estate.

"The secure, self-contained site ideally suited Courier Logistics' requirements as it is located just a mile north of Rotherham town centre and benefits from good connectivity to the M1, plus parking facilities and on site security features.

Courier Logisitcs website



Express Nordic March 22, 2012 at 10:27 AM  

Great article, always nice reading about couriers

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