By APC Overnight on 13th January 17
The Staffordshire firm, based at its four-year-old headquarters in Cannock, has re-opened its former base in Essington to give it more space to handle growing numbers of deliveries. Over the year to the end of March 2016 turnover at APC rose by 3.6 per cent to £102.4m. Spending on its facilities and on reorganising parts of the business mean profits dipped slightly to £2.3m, according to accounts just filed at Companies House. The company employs nearly 500 people collecting, sorting and distributing parcels from its hubs in Staffordshire to member companies across its UK-wide network through 115 local depots.
APC Overnight chief executive Jonathan Smith said: “The financial year ending March 2016 has been strong, particularly during the latter half with robust profit growth in Q3 and Q4. We have invested heavily in our infrastructure, service enhancements and IT strategy over the past 12 months. We continue to invest in expanding our exceptional team, allowing us to deliver on our key working principle; outstanding customer service. This is reflected in local recruitment, hires at our head office and the delivery of a dedicated training academy for our employees. The focus of our internal investment strategy has been to spend in areas that directly benefit both our network of depots and SME customers.”
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