DPD is to launch an “extensive” consultation of its employment and working condition arrangements across its network of drivers and depots. The carrier came under fire earlier this week after The Guardian reported it had fined a diabetic driver for missing his round when he had been attending a medical appointment, who later died of the disease. DPD said it had, incorrectly, issued the fine to Don Lane, who had worked at the business for 19 years, but that it […]
After two tough days of judging some superb entries, the shortlist for the 2015 Motor Transport Awards has been announced. DPD once again leads the pack, being shortlisted for four awards, while Cemex is up for two. The pallet networks are well represented, with Pall-Ex shortlisted in four categories, and Palletline, Palletways (UK) and Pallet-Track making one appearance each. The Apprenticeship category sees manufacturers, dealers and operators go head to head, with Cartwright, Cemex UK, Nagel Langdons, Norbert Dentressangle and […]
DPD has been given the go ahead to build its fifth UK hub, which it expects to go live in October 2020.