Yodel seeks 4,000 staff in seasonal recruitment drive

Ahead of the coming UK peak parcel delivery season, UK independent carriers Yodel are looking for 4,000 seasonal drivers and warehouse staff.

Roles at Yodel this year include employed and self-employed drivers, day and night parcel sorters as well as team managers.

Yodel has seen strong growth in business in recent times and expects to handle more than 200 million parcels this year across its 50 sites nationwide. The recruitment drive comes after a significant investment programme in its infrastructure to support the growth in demand for deliveries.

Across the Yodel network, roles are available at key sites including Bristol, Kilmarnock, Livingston, Newton Abbott, and Llanelli.

Mike Hancox, CEO of Yodel, commented: “Christmas is always our busiest time of the year, but with 2022 bringing additional World Cup related shopping, we’re anticipating a festive season like never before. There are a variety of roles available, with many presenting an opportunity to grow into long-term careers. By joining Yodel, you will become part of a nationwide family and have options to work either full or part-time to suit your lifestyle.” 

The company said in a statement, “For more information, please visit https://yodelopportunities.co.uk/ or text ‘Deliver’ to 84433 to learn more about specific roles at Yodel, find out about the values behind the business and apply for current opportunities.” 

Yodel is one of many carriers that are recruiting for the 2022 peak season. At many such carriers, Yodel included, many of those recruited during the peak season are offered permanent roles, leading to careers in parcel delivery and logistics.