DPD has added fashion retailer Matalan to its catalogue of DPD Pickup locations, the number of which is set to hit 2,800 by the end of the year. Matalan has rolled out pick up points for the carrier in all 222 of its UK stores, continuing DPD’s trend of selecting large retailers with free parking to improve customer experience. It joins brands such as Halfords and Sainsbury’s on the list of retailers offering DPD Pickup. DPD chief executive Dwain McDonald […]
Parcel carrier APC Overnight has revealed that all of its LGV drivers have completed the Driver CPC. Its drivers have all completed the compulsory 35 hours of training two years ahead of the September 2014 deadline. Transport manager Surjit Ram said: “Road safety is imperative in any logistics firm, particularly one the size of APC, so to have our drivers qualified to the highest standard in their field gives us added confidence that every aspect of our service is top […]
DPD topped £1bn of turnover for the first time in 2016 and the Motor Transport Award multiple winner said it is aiming for £2bn of turnover by 2025.
Advanced Supply Chain (ASC) has won a three-year contract with Matalan to handle the fashion chain’s pre-retail distribution. The deal will see ASC deliver approximately 10 million garments a year to Matalan’s DCs. The Bradford firm says it won the contract after its audit of Matalan’s supply chain, which identified the need for additional pre-retail operations in the UK to improve stock availability. Advanced Supply Chain chief executive Mike Danby says: “Competitive retail selling prices are key to growth in […]