A parcel delivery firm based in Cannock in Staffordshire is offering 100 jobs to former City Link workers.
Many staff at Coventry-based City Link learnt that the firm had gone into administration on Christmas Day - more than 2000 people are due to lose their jobs today.
APC Overnight is to make up to 100 jobs available to former City Link employees at its national centre in Cannock, and say they expect an increase in custom following the firm's collapse.
Details on job vacancies at APC Overnight can be found here.
The RMT Union says that in the last 24 hours they have been made aware of a 'credible bid' to take over some or all of the parcel delivery firm City Link.
General Secretary Mick Cash said,
"At this stage we have no further details and we understand the matter is in the hands of the administrators with the government and Vince Cable aware of the situation.
With today key in terms of redundancies RMT is urging the administrators to suspend the redundancy process and work with the Government and the administrators to urgently evaluate and act on any viable options that could keep City Link trading as a going concern. "
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A petition calling on the Government to nationalise City Link and save 2,000 jobs has amassed 12,000 signatures.
The Government has said it is not able to intervene in the administration process, but the campaigners want the company to be taken under public ownership.
Employees at the parcel delivery company will be made redundant on New Year's Eve.
Workers at City Link have reacted to being told they will lose their jobs, with one telling ITV News it was 'gutting' and that he felt 'sold down the road good and proper'.
The Coventry-based parcel delivery firm went into administration on Christmas Day, and employees were told in a meeting today that they will be out of work on New Year's Eve.
Administrators Ernst & Young have told City Link staff to expect "substantial redundancies" to take effect from New Year's Eve.
Some workers will be kept on to help return the estimated 40,000 parcels remaining in City Link's depots to customers and intended recipients.
The RMT union has accused City Link's bosses of a "horrific catalogue of mismanagement", particularly as many workers found out on Christmas Day that they were set to lose their jobs.
RMT general secretary Mick Cash has written to Business Secretary Vince Cable and EY demanding a summit between the administrators, the union and the Government to explore options to save the company.
Mr Cash said: "Staff were hauled into pre-dawn meetings with the administrators, with the vast majority told their jobs had been destroyed on the spot."
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The general secretary of the RMT union says CityLink going into administration has led to "absolute chaos", with "a million parcels" waiting to be delivered.
Mike Cash said:
Our organisers were out at depots across the country this morning and have reported scenes of absolute chaos. Staff were hauled into pre-dawn meetings with the administrators, with the vast majority told their jobs had been destroyed on the spot. A small number of admin staff have been kept on in the short term to deal with a million parcels jammed in the system
The founder of City Link's parent company has revealed that the government knew City Link could fail before the Christmas Day announcement that more than 2,000 workers will lose their jobs.
Jon Moulton told the BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "We advised BIS (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) of the possibility of the failure of City Link some days before it went down and we have had no request for a meeting."
The RMT union said they have written to Business Secretary Vince Cable and administrators Ernst and Young to explore options to save the company ahead of the company's expected New Year's Eve closure.
City Link depots across the East Midlands will re-open today to allow customers to collect parcels.
Depots in Nottingham, Northampton, Peterborough and Lincoln will be open.
The firm went into administration on Christmas Day with Unions saying that as many as 2,000 staff will be made redundant on New Years' Eve.