Huboo has announced it will be expanding its Bristol-based fulfilment centre team by 130 roles due to increased demand for its software-driven fulfilment services.

The positions will be predominantly filled by fulfilment centre operatives at its new More+ site near Avonmouth and takes the team to 335, an increase of 800%+ in just two years.

Huboo, which provides end-to-end fulfilment services for eCommerce businesses of all sizes, is commissioning a free-to-ride bus for all Bristol and Newport areas, helping employees combat increased traffic, reduce their commuting costs and to enable a more diverse workforce.

These job opportunities coincide with the furlough scheme drawing to a complete close, which is believed to still affect around 590,000 UK workers. Huboo hopes the creation of its new roles will help some of those who have been and continue to be impacted.

Recent months have seen a boom for the firm, with revenue increasing by a staggering 730 per cent, the team trebling in size and warehouse space quadrupling over the past 12 months, with an average of over 100 customers being onboarded a month.

Huboo’s co-founder and CEO, Martin Bysh, said: “As increasing numbers of consumers are shopping online, we’re being contacted by more and more eCommerce businesses who want to sell their products direct to consumers. 

“They range from start-ups to established and growing businesses that require the support of a company like Huboo to provide quality fulfillment services they can rely on.

“The new recruits will help to ensure we continue to offer a personalised service to our customers – we’re really looking forward to welcoming them on board.”

This year saw Huboo kick-start its European expansion with the opening of a new 35,000 sqft warehouse in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

As the UK’s fastest-growing fulfilment company, Huboo opened its new base in June in response to growing customer demand and changing international trading laws as a result of Brexit.

The oversees move has created 200 new jobs to date and the warehouse will have the capacity to cater for more than 300 eCommerce clients at all times, with the potential to expand quickly if needed.