Parcel carrier DPD has revealed plans to invest £3.7m in four new depots in Smethwick; Sheffield; Snetterton, Norfolk and Billingham, Teesside as part of its £175m strategy to handle increased volumes. The four sites will create 125 new jobs – 45 in Smethwick, five in Sheffield, 45 in Norfolk and 30 on Teeside. All four will be new-build depots. DPD CEO Dwain McDonald said the new purpose built depots would give the firm an advantage, in terms of vehicle access […]
UK Mail has won a distribution contract with Shropshire-based bird food provider CJ WildBird Foods. The contract, which was effective from July, will see the parcel carrier collect from the wildlife feed retailer every day and deliver its products throughout the UK and Ireland. The retailer switched its distribution contract after reviewing the service it received from its previous carrier. Group commercial manager Linda Hanks said it chose UK Mail due to its quote on price and service and said […]
DPD is to begin delivering parcels seven days a week to meet demand from e-commerce customers.