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APC Terms are Changing

Our APC Overnight terms and conditions are changing from 1st May 2016. Please see click here to see APC Overnight conditions of carriage 2016.

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Cathy & Team take to the road for Safe@Last Charity

Our very own Business Systems Development Manager; Cathy Young and the team of Yorkshire Roses are once again dusting off their bikes for Charity. The Yorkshire Roses will be pedaling for 122 Miles on Saturday the 2nd of July 2016 for the Ring ‘O’ Kerry charity cycle in aid of Safe@Last.

Safe@Last is a local charity the Yorkshire Roses are passionate about and would love to help them in the work they do for children and young people by raising as much as they can.

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The Event

The Ring ‘O’ Kerry charity cycle is now in its 32nd year and is the biggest one day charity fundraising event in Munster which attracts thousands of leisure cyclists who always finish experiencing a fun and rewarding days cycle. The Yorkshire Roses will be cycling for 122 Miles around the spectacular Ring ‘O’Kerry while fundraising for their chosen local charity Safe@Last.

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The Charity

Safe@Last is a charity that provides wrap around services from prevention to crisis intervention for children and young people at risk through running away or from being thrown out of their home in South Yorkshire.

Research shows that nationally 100,000 children run away or are thrown our each year and we know that around 4000 of these incidences take place in South Yorkshire.

Running away is a symptom of many varied problems but it is an extremely dangerous choice to make. Children that run away from home often become involved with risky behaviours in order to survive on the streets including committing or becoming victims of crime, misusing alcohol and/or drugs and being subject to sexual exploitation and abuse.

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Snow Watch

Due to persistent and heavy snow deliveries may be affected in the following areas:

  • S70 – S72 -S75
  • S33 – S32
  • S36 – S35
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Xmas 2015

Just five weeks to go!

Our sameday services are available throughout the festive period with the exception of 25/12/2015. Our Pallet Track services will close on the 24th and will reopen on the 4th January 2016.

We thank you for your continued support in 2015 and wish you all the best for 2016

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Silence to Remember

11/11/2015 as a company we will be observing a two minute silence at 11am in remembrance of those who have sacrificed so much to keep us safe. http://www.britishlegion.org.uk/remembrance/

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Wear it Pink to Work 23 October

On 23 October staff at Courier Logistics will be raising money in support of breast cancer by wearing something pink to work!

You too can donate at wearitpink.org

Let’s stand together against breast cancer!

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24 Hour London Tube Strike – Tonight.

Commencing 18.30pm this evening 8 July 2015

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We are expecting severe disruption in and around London as a result of the Tube Strike.

This could affect deliveries and especially timed deliveries into London tomorrow.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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External Chief Executive

Courier industry heavyweight Jonathan Smith has been announced as the new Chief Executive Officer of APC Overnight.johnathan-smith

The move marks the first time in the company’s 20 year history that someone from outside the business has taken the top position.

As Managing Director of DHL Domestic (UK), Jonathan led the separation of the business from its global parent, as well as its integration with the Home Delivery Network. He was subsequently appointed as the new company’s CEO, a position he held until 2012.

Jonathan has also held other CEO roles both within and outside of the logistics sector.

Speaking about his new appointment Jonathan said: “APC Overnight has achieved impressive year on year growth for the last 20 years, including significant expansion and investment in 2012 that has helped the company accommodate increasing demand for its service.

“My first role as CEO will be to conduct an in-depth review of the company’s operations, in order to develop a strategy on how APC Overnight can continue to expand into what has become one of the UK’s most rapidly changing sectors.”

Former CEO, Karl Brown, will continue to sit on APC Overnight’s board of directors as well as maintaining his position as chairman of his three APC Overnight depots; Direct Logistics, in Thorne and Express Logistics in Nottingham and Stockport.

Speaking about the new appointment Jon Barber, Chairman of APC Overnight, said: “It has been a long term aspiration of the business to appoint an independent external chief executive to take over the reins of the business and that was one of my main aims when taking on the role of Chairman.

115 independent delivery businesses. We’re looking forward to some further insight and support in taking the business forward.”

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We’re at it again

THE CHALLENGE!

We have two teams entered again this year (one all female). On the 20th June, the challenge starts with the climb of Ben Nevis. After checking in at the peak, its an almost immediate descent back to base where our bikes will be waiting for a 25 mile cycle plus a grueling canoe around Loch Lochy – all to be completed in the day!

Yes we’re at it again

We enjoyed all the pain and exhaustion so much last year that we’re going back for some more!

It see23472000002135004_zc_v30_thechildrenscharityms the achievements of conquering ‘The Ben Nevis Challenge’ once is not enough for some people of Courier Logistics. The competitive nature of some team members could not be hidden and a return this year to beat last years time was inevitable.

Last year we raised an astonishing £5131.59. This year is no different our target is set to £5000. Every pound makes a difference to a young persons life, please help us reach that goal.

It is of course all in aid of such a worthy cause – The Children’s Hospital Charity in Sheffield. Speak with anyone around the region and either themselves or someone they know has benefited from treatment at the hospital at some stage. In fact, family’s from all over the world benefit from specialist treatment at this incredible facility.

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 Last years Challenge – 2014

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Presenting our cheque:
Cathy Young – Business Development Manager
Paul Johnson – Director

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