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Delivery giant TNT to create 1,000 postal jobs

Delivery giant TNT will create 1,000 new jobs by expanding its postal delivery service.

TNT will create 1,000 new jobs. Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

The company will start deliveries in Greater Manchester from November after successful trials in London.

The Dutch-owned firm said it aimed to create 20,000 jobs in the next five years in its business to consumer delivery service.

Eleven delivery units will be used to serve households and businesses in the M postcode area, taking in Manchester, Trafford, Salford, Wigan and Bury.