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 […]
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DX has met with residents of a village who are protesting the proposed build of the parcel courier’s new super hub in Essington, Staffordshire.
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