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Galashiels firm Sykes Global Services opens new centre

Galashiels-based packaging firm Sykes Global Services is opening a new call centre, which will create 40 jobs.

The firm has been providing storage, handling and distribution services from Netherdale for many years for companies including Amazon and eBay.

The new centre will deal with inquiries for retail firm Argos.

The facility, which will be officially opened by MP Michael Moore on Thursday, will initially support 40 jobs.

Plans are in the pipeline to expand the new centre's workforce by up to 200 within the next 18 months.

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