The Ministry of Defence has signed a two-year deal with CitySprint, worth some £2 million per year, with the opportunity to extend for a further two years.
The contract names CitySprint as the preferred supplier for all emergency same day courier deliveries for the Army, Navy and Airforce, including USAF, as well as a number of other MoD departments.
Under the agreement it is expected CitySprint will make around 20,000 movements per year, carried out by the company’s national fleet of more than 1,500 couriers
CitySprint has invested in technology enabling it to now offer complete transparency to clients, so the MoD will be able to view, through the CitySprint web site, a real-time map location of the courier during their job and access a job audit and electronic proof of signature.
They can also share this information with their partners by emailing a hyperlink. Once the job has been delivered the MoD will also receive notification of what time the job was delivered, to where, and who signed for it.