DPD’s acquisition of Pie Mapping has put the technology company in a strong position to expand, said CEO Stuart Hill. Hill, founder of wnDirect (also recently acquired by DPD), replaces Freddie Talberg, who will remain an advisor to the business. Hill said: “I think Pie Mapping has a real opportunity to be a global player across the freight and logistics industry. But tech companies need access to finance, and this acquisition provides vital funding to enable the business to accelerate […]
DPD has been given the go ahead to build its fifth UK hub, which it expects to go live in October 2020.
DPD and Interlink Express parent Geopost UK has submitted plans for a depot in Etruria, near Stoke-on-Trent.
DPD is to open three new depots in London, Southampton and Dundee to handle the expected increase in parcel volumes this Christmas. The expansion – an investment of £4.3m by DPD – is expected to create 150 new jobs across its new depots at Southwark in London, Hedge End in Southampton and the West Pitkerro industrial site in Dundee. The new £2.3m Hedge End depot is set to replace its existing site at Chandlers Ford and will become fully operational […]