Press Centre

Welcome to the City Link Press Centre, here you will find recent and archived press releases, as well as details of our awards and accreditations.

Journalists requiring further information on any of these stories should contact our retained PR Agency, Century PR.

City Link boosts efficiency with £2 million investment in new hand-held scanners

Released: 16/10/2014

Initial trial very successful Premium express parcel carrier City Link is investing £2 million in new hand-held scanners for all of its drivers to improve efficiency, effectiveness and provide a better service to customers. The 2,500 scanners are being phased in on a depot by depot basis in time for the Christmas peak and every  Continue Reading »

City Link enjoyed success at this year’s National Courier Awards

Released: 03/10/2014

The UK’s leading premium express delivery company City Link enjoyed a night of success at this year’s prestigious National Courier Awards. The company picked up the Training & Apprentices Award while three members of staff – Kathy Smart, Tom Walker and Luke Turner – each celebrated individual awards in the Office category. Driver Joe Dodd  Continue Reading »

City Link customers welcome convenience of “On Our Way” message alerts

Released: 23/09/2014

Knowing when a parcel is due to arrive raises recipients’ satisfaction Premium express parcel carrier City Link is experiencing enhanced levels of customer satisfaction with its exciting ‘On Our Way’ text message and email alerts that provide parcel recipients with more control over deliveries. More than 2,000 customers have signed up to On Our Way  Continue Reading »

City Link strengthens board with three key appointments

Released: 18/09/2014

New Team Set to Reinforce City Link’s Customer Centric Offering City Link has now completed the restructuring of its Executive Board with three key appointments each bringing an exciting blend of skills and experience to help further reinforce City Link’s market position as a premium express parcels carrier. Liam Tucker, Operations Director, David Biggs, Sales  Continue Reading »

City Link gears up for peak 2014

Released: 07/09/2014

Advance planning gets underway to meet “larger consignment” trend and consumer demand for Click and Collect Premium express delivery carrier City Link says that its new automated sortation system and detailed advance planning will help it achieve another smooth-running Christmas peak for 2014/15 which will be marked by a rise in larger consignments and growth  Continue Reading »

City Link unveils new branded uniform

Released: 21/07/2014

Premium express delivery company City Link has invested in a striking new uniform demonstrating its commitment to customers and employees. The company has made the significant investment to improve the comfort of employees and to reinforce the strength of the brand among existing and potential customers. The new uniform – a prominent outfit bearing the  Continue Reading »

City Link wins prestigious safety award for sixth consecutive year

Released: 19/06/2014

City Link, one of the UK’s leading premium delivery company, has once again won a Gold Award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents. It is the sixth year running the company has received the accolade in recognition of its continued high standards of health and safety practice within the workplace. Judges highlighted  Continue Reading »

City Link to automate Coventry hub with investment in new sortation system

Released: 10/06/2014

Premium express parcel carrier puts in place innovative plans to increase throughput without compromising its uniquely flexible sortation operation City Link, the UK’s leading express parcel carrier is set to further reinforce its position in the marketplace by investing in a new state-of-the-art automated sortation system at its hub in Coventry. Representing a seven figure  Continue Reading »

City Link depots reap rewards for hard work

Released: 21/05/2014

City Link depots across the UK which consistently demonstrate an outstanding performance have been presented with awards recognising their efforts. The team at Glenrothes in Scotland fended off competition from the premium express delivery company’s 60-strong network of depots to win the Best Depot title, while Epsom and Guildford were crowned joint winners in the  Continue Reading »

City Link launches “On Our Way” service

Released: 17/02/2014

Estimated time of arrival service provides greater flexibility to customers and consignees Premium express delivery company City Link is launching a new service called On Our Way which provides customers receiving parcels with an estimated two-hour delivery slot and the option of re-arranging their deliveries if they’re not going to be in to sign for  Continue Reading »