DPD customers will be able to instruct drivers to avoid making deliveries at specific times, such as the school run, with the launch of the carrier’s new app Your DPD. Launched today, the new app allows customers to create a profile, through which they can set delivery preferences and track deliveries. If a customer misses their delivery, the app allows DPD to see when a customer has returned to their home and attempt to deliver a second time (pictured). The […]
GeoPost UK is preparing for its Christmas peak by launching a recruitment drive across its InterLink and DPD businesses. The company is looking to fill 900 temporary vacancies, largely for drivers and sorters, to match the increase in parcel volumes in the run up to Christmas. Chief executive Dwain McDonald said: “Our aim is to give our customers the same high standards of service all year round, including the Christmas peak, and this is why we have made this massive […]
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”.
UPS and TNT Express have submitted remedies to the European Commission to address its competition concerns, extending the review period further. The submission extends the EC’s review period by 15 business days to 5 February 2013. The proposed remedies involve the sale of the business activities and its assets. UPS needs to ensure the long-term viability of these activities and the continuity of service already provided by TNT Express. In order to receive approval, the EC will market-test the remedies. […]