HarperCollins and Connect Books handle City Link collapse

HarperCollins and Connect Books handle City Link collapse

HarperCollins and Connect Books have said customers should not be affected by the collapse over Christmas of delivery company City Link.

Administrators were appointed at the company on Christmas Eve, with substantial jobs cuts anticipated among its 2,727 staff.

HarperCollins distribution in Scotland used City Link for all its parcel deliveries except in Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Gordon Scott, m.d. of HC's distribution business, told The Bookseller: "It was sad that they went under; they worked very, very hard for us over the last year and gave us a very good service. But we shu...

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