DPDgroup UK, which trades as DPD and Interlink Express, has seen turnover rise 26% and pre-tax profit increase 19.6% and said it is “well placed to deliver further growth”. In the year from 30 December 2013 to 4 January 2015 DPDgroup reported turnover of £872.5m, up from £692.3m in its previous financial year. Pre-tax profit rose from £87.2m to £104.3m. Until this year both DPD, previously registered at Companies House as GeoPost UK, and Interlink Express reported separately but have […]
DPD is expanding a number of its sites and investing in a new sorting hub and depots to handle increased demand from online retailers. The £175m investment, which follows a period of growth after the launch of its Predict service, includes a £12m investment in building 10 new depots, £20m of funding to upgrade its Sheffield and Thetford depots, as well as opening a £100m East Midlands sorting hub. The expansion is expected to create 1,500 full-time jobs. A spokesman […]
Average turnover for the Motor Transport Top 100 rose by 4.3% year-on-year, and pre-tax profit rose 29.6% in the same period, as the largest third-party logistics businesses in the UK put the impact of the recession firmly behind them.
DX Group sales and marketing director Paul Doble has warned that online retailers are in danger of overwhelming capacity on their distribution networks in the run up to Christmas. Financial services firm Experian has predicted a 36% rise in online retail visits today and Doble said retailers should re-assess their delivery capabilities. Carriers are offering collection two working days before Christmas. TNT Express, DPD, FedEx, Hermes and UK Mail all said that 21 December is the last day they can […]