APC Overnight member Mercian Logistics has opened a 7,500 sq ft parcel depot in Gloucester following a 40% year-on-year rise in shipments.

The space is in addition to Mercian’s 15,000 sq ft warehouse in Hereford and will provide iovernight parcel collection and delivery services across Herefordshire, as well as Gloucestershire postcodes GL1 to 6 and GL10 to 19.

Chris Stone, Managing Director of Mercian Logistics, said:  At a time when SMEs across Gloucestershire are having to adapt their businesses and accelerate their online presence, we are dedicated to supporting their growth.”

APC Overnight also said it expected to report an 18.2% year-on-year rise in gross profit, to £18.5 million, for financial year 2019/20.

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